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Feb 18, 2008 - Laos - Pak Lai - Elephant Festival

We got up really early (5:30am!!!) to get a speedboat to Pak Lai for the annual Laos Elephant Festival. However (yep, we seem to be good at however’s lately), when we got to the boat pier we discovered that the 4 hour boat trip didn’t cost $40 for the boat like we’d been told in town - it was $40 each or $200 for the whole boat. $160 was too steep for our travel budget so we headed to the bus station for the 7 hour, $10pp option instead. We got there one hour before the bus left and all the seats were already taken. But hey, this is Asia,...

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