Here are more photos of yesterdays road, below is me holding up the best find of this entire trip, they sell a tin of Express Coffee chilled and slightly creamy and slightly sweet, why is this product not available all over the world?

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Frogs were also on the menu, all shapes, colours and sizes.

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The rain was so intense that eventually these two gave-up the safety of their protective gear and rain suites.


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This morning after having our breakfast in the Karaoke Bar (on the right in the photo) next to our hotel which is part of the hotel we started walking through town looking for storage. I used the word Breakfast in the loses possible term as any establishment where there is a plastic father Christmas next to a jar of Snake Wine cant possibly serve anything resembling what we understand under the word Breakfast, although I suspect one of the dishes was eggs, not fried scrambled boiled or poached, but in a new format we still need to discover in the West.


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This little town I chose is smaller than Naboomspruit, not joking. The airport is a stone throw away from our hotel, people always say I exaggerate?  Look at the photo as proof, in the photo you will see the airports control-tower at the end of the street and the sign of our hotel on the left hand side of the photo.


Our hotel is a stone throw from the market. (See if you can spot the dried Noodles on sale and see how an ordinary fan gets turned into a fly-chaser with a ribbon.)

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Tonight’s Dinner spotted in the Clothing Shop”


Pie is still looking for new rims after the session with his copper hammer was not 100% successful in hitting out the dents in his rims.


This is how Take-Always are served in Laos.


Not Boerewors !!!!


The market is a stone throw from the Toyota dealership (where the new Hillux is on sale) which is a stone throw from the end of the town.


This morning we tried to get our things dry and re-pack and re-organise the back of the bakkie.IMG_5530


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We eventually found two garages for rent next on a compound that houses a school where we managed to communicate through the English teacher to the owner of the compound by phone who came to meet us and are busy clearing out two garages for us to put everything into this afternoon at 16h00. There are also some small houses to rent on the compound and there is a security guard there, plus we bought two strong locks.

Greg went exploring town by Tuk-Tuk (and was excited to report back that he had found doves that are skewered and then roasted on the fire,) note these all have knobbly tyres and even a spare-wheel as this is a muddy and rough town to be operating a tuk-tuk service in.

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