Buriram – Mukdahan – Over The Friendship Bridge – Hello Savannakhet, Laos. – Mukdahan.
Savannakhet is a mellow little place and is the only place, other than cities within close proximity, (i.e. Surin) that remind me of Buriram. I wonder if this is similar to what Buriram looked like 5+ years ago??
To Note: Upon arriving at the hotel in Mukdahan, the guy working laughed while speaking to me. Apparently I was speaking Isaan. This further puts things together as I thought I was speaking Thai.?? Let’s see what happens when I get out of Isaan and Laos….
Above: An approximate $16 USD hotel room in Mukdahan.
Above: An approximate $18 USD hotel room in Savannakhet.
Above: The Hoongthip Hotel was incredibly sparse. This pic, of the dining room was taken at approximately midnight. It was almost directly across from my room. I believe there were only two of us, each with our own room, on the entire floor.
Above: The hallway directly outside of my room, taken at approximately midnight. This in conjunction with the dining room and the lack of people kept eliciting flashbacks of The Shining.
Above: After taking the previous two photos, I came back to my room to find blood on my pillow. Comparing with previous shots of the bed, the blood is mine, although I couldn’t find anywhere on my body it could have come from. I slept with the lights on.
Mukdahan hotel review here.
Savannakhet hotel review here.
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