Cambodia, Laos, Thailand

Southeast Asia Report 14: Joe Guest House in Laos

November 15, 2007 Vientiane (Laos)

Joe Guest House
Joe Guest House

“A night in Laos”

There is a funny thing here. The name of this guest house is ‘Joe Guest House’, but why? There is no western owner here. Probably, somebody’s name in this family is nearly ‘Joe’. But it’s still funny. When this owner took phone up, he said, “No English! No English! I don’t know! I don’t know!” A calling person must be an English speaker who found the name of this accommodation on a book, maybe Lonely Planet. Of course, everybody think this hostel has at least one English speaker. But actually not. It’s just funny.

Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner 39000kip
Drink 17500kip
Internet 9000kip
Guest House 5US$
Shoes 20US$
TukTuk 5000kip
Total 70500kip + 25US$ (=33$)

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