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    Vientiane, Nong Khai pics

    Went up north to Nong Khai and Vientiane for about a week before Songkran. Here are a couple photo albums, taken with my original iPhone:

    Nong Khai, Vientiane
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    Vientiane Dining:
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    Nice pics Dave. I was a big fan of the Mexican place by the river in Vientiane. Good food at very reasonable prices

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Pants View Post
    the Mexican place by the river in Vientiane.
    Speaking of that, I went in there one night and ordered crepe for dessert, as I'd eaten elsewhere. I have a thing about hip-hop, rap, techno, etc. Well, when I sat down, they had something reasonable on the large sound system. But after I ordered, on came so hip-hop garbage. I asked if they could put on something different: Same as here is LOS, the guy acted as if it were completely impossible to change anything on their music system. So I left.
    Oh, was interesting that there was a sprinkling of (none too attractive, but friendly) ladies sitting around offering you to share their table.
    Obviously a popular place, but music is too important to me to be barraged with (what I feel is) crapola. Thankfully, there were other places that had better dining atmospheres.

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    Nice pics. I like Vientiane and Laos in general. Want to retire there one day.

    I was just there last week. Here are a few more pics....bit of a ceremony with the family and a night out with the wife's friends.


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    damm...cant post pics...not sure why

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    Good photos. Brought back some memories. I remember the last - and only time - I was in Vientiane was to get my Imm 'B'. It was around this time of year and it was great to be a bit cooler. Also, I'm a sucker for all that left over French influence.
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    Great pics!
    Vientiane is without doubt one of my favorite cities in the world. These photos are making me think about a return trip on the long weekend...

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    How do I post pics that I have on my computer?

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    You have to upload your pictures to an images hosting site and then post links here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP View Post
    But after I ordered, on came so hip-hop garbage. I asked if they could put on something different: Same as here is LOS, the guy acted as if it were completely impossible to change anything on their music system. So I left.
    Ah those fussy restaurant DJs. Amazing how many businesses here have no idea about customer service.

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    ^ You're a quiet one, aren't you, NET...

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    Damm...I just can't post those damm pictures even tho I uploaded them to an image hosting site.

    Ah well.....&$*) it...time for another beer

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    What site did you upload them to? Use something like photobucket, then your the IMG line of code to post it here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NET View Post
    Ah well.....&$*) it...time for another beer
    Ditto. Leo. And Depeche Mode. Now that's weird.

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    Love the atmosphere at the Tex-Mex! Lots of "ladies of the night", good food, and decent music, I think.

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