Couchfish Day 44: To Luang Prabang

Arrival at Pakbeng works something like this. Everyone gets off the boat and trying to not look like they’re running, makes a beeline for the least bad hotel.

The thing is, all the hotels border on awful, so it is a fool’s errand. That everyone boats past the somewhat salubrious Luang Say Lodge on the way in just rubs salt in the wounds. Oh what we’d all…

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