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Apr 15, 2005 - Thakaet

Armed with our newly purchased Vietnam visa, we had to get out of Vientiane before the buses quit working for the Water Festival! So we decided to head to Thakaet, a provincial capital that receives few visitors and has no western food. But it's a further bit south, that little closer to Vietnam. It was to be our first experience of public transport in Laos! Originally we had intended getting the 6.00 am bus, but our alarm call woke us at 5.30 - too late to shower and make it to the bus station on time surely! So we rolled over once more....

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