View Single Post
Old 01-30-2014, 09:43 PM   #5687
flyingdutchman177 OP
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Apr 2012
Location: Alaska - where hell has frozen over
Oddometer: 4,408
There is this ghost town just inside the Laos side of the border with China.
The story i heard was the Chinese money built about 10 hotels and about 3000 rooms plus a casino to bring business to Laos. The people of Laos were not wecome. Just rich Chinese men looking for a good time. They brought in the girls from Laos. But the party crashed when the word got out that it was more than a gambling trp
The casino closed and all but two hotels shut down.
It was a real ghost town.
And since i had camped in abandoned houses and restaurants along the way, i can now say that i camped in an abandoned five star hotel.

[Here's a shot at the almost finished yet abandoned hotel at the Laos border
I pulled my moto in to the lobby and pitched my tent right there. I was probably the first over night guest



flyingdutchman177 screwed with this post 01-30-2014 at 09:52 PM
flyingdutchman177 is offline