This cave is named after of a legend of a former novice monk who met with the beautiful daughter of a mountain hermit here to...sit and flirt. There is a cool breeze blowing out of this cave constantly, which creates an "air conditioned" park outside the cave.
scootering in Lao PDR January 21st 2007 We had an amazing bus ride from Vientiane to Thakhek. Crowded but ok. People come on the bus at stops selling goodies. We had baguettes and roasted corn, but passed on the grilled baby rats on a stick. Maybe next time. People are sooooo friendly and helpful to us. Children greet us with big smiles and Sabai dee's. It is very humbling. We went thru limestone karst mountains on a rented hond ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Tha Khaek Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more