Amazing that there still are no 7-11's there, wait till that starts.
I was going pretty fast but I am sure I saw 7-11 in Thakek a few months ago. Maybe just a copy...
I cannot believe how fast this country is progressing. Every trip there's new building sites everywhere. not just vientiane, from odoumxai to Attapeau I saw big projects going on. The Vientiane river front is fantastic, 4 years ago I never saw crowds of Laotians on skateboards, running, cycling etc, I think it has made a great contribution to the lifestyle here.
sidenote: No problem going north across the friendship bridge yesterday. Bikes must be over 150cc.
Ban Kai opens with Gala celebration - owned by Eric from LARA and Pan
Yeah, was there during the opening day as well as the next morning for brekkie - the staff was still a bit bewildered after a long day and evening catering to the crowd. Left the evening before when the rain started bucketing down. Fuark and company had just arrived just and took over the place with the cook trying to feed part of the crowd who had been playing in the mud with their bikes.
In case you want to visit the place here it is: BAN GAI (HOUSE OF CHICKEN), Sokpaluang Rd (Opposite HHI Appartment) - N17.94332 E102.62682
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The "Big Breakfast" in 2 pictures as I was to hungry to wait till the whole breakfast had been served.
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