Saturday, 15 October 2016

XPDC SOM TAM 2 ~ 2016 (PART 3)


DAY 9 / 10 - MUKDAHAN - PAKSE - UBON RATCHATHANI


This is my first experience entering Laos without using an agent. Upon arriving at the Savanakhet I went straight to the Custom Office at the border and We are very the custom officers at the border was very friendly. After asking them the procedure for us to bring in our vehicles to Laos and also the purpose of entering Laos, the officer took us to the counter for us filled u the form and pay the necessary fees. We had pay 25000 kip for the document. After settling the fee we were given a green light for us enter Laos using our own vehicles. We also bought the insurance for our vehicles.
After all the procedure for border crossing completed, we enter Laos and proceed to Pakse.
Upon arriving at Pakse we stop for lunch at one of the Indian Restauarant and from there we went to check in at our favourite resort, Uttayan Bachieng Resort. Cik Okid prepared dinner for us at the Resort and after dinner we had a short discussion on our next day program. Next morning we went to took some photographs of Phasuam Waterfall which is situated inside the Resort next to their restaurant. We also visited the Ethbic Lavae Model village which also situated in the resort. After check out from the hotel we proceed to Khong Phapheng Waterfall. from there we travelled to the border and entered Thailand through Chong Mek and put up a night at Ubon Ratchathani.





Indian Restaurant in Pakse

Dinner prepared by Ibu Bunga


UTTAYAN BACHIENG RESORT









PHASUAM WATERFALL





ETHNIC LAVAE MODEL VILAGE








KHONE PHAPHENG WATERFALL









UBON RATCHATHANI










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DAY 11 / 12 ~ UBON RATCHANI - ARANYAPRATHET

After a simple breakfast we continue our journey to Aranyaprathet and along the way we stop at
PHANOMRUNG HISTORICAL PARK at Buri Rama. At the site we spend almost 2 hours visiting the museum and the site. From here we proceed with our journey to Aranyaprathet.
Arrived Aran around 5.00 pm local time. Had our early dinner at Pattani Halal Restaurant and check in later we check in at Hitz Hotel which situated near the RONG  KLUEA MARKET.
We had an early night and the next morning after breakfast we went to Rong Kluea Market to do some shopping. In the afternoon we went to our favorite restaurant which served
a tasty noodle soup. later in the afternoon when to the town  to buy a car battery.
Supposed to buy one battery but end up I bought two battery instead.
Later in the evening we had a western dinner at  SK Steak House Halal Food
situated about 20 km from the hotel.


PHANOMRUNG HISTORICAL PARK
BURI RAM



ARANYAPRATHET







RONG KLUEA MARKET











SK STEAK HOUSE (HALAL)






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