Checking out of the Anusone, the old lady who either managed or owned the place was bad mouthing me to another Lao guy who was also checking out. She thought I didn’t know the language, so freely spoke her mind about the mess I had made, yesterday. I couldn’t blame her. It was a mess. But, I paid extra for its clean-up, so that shut her up -- at least while I was still around. I apologized, paid up and left.
On the way back home, I thought about the trip, appreciating the time that Savath and Lav Su Sai had spent with me and the bills they picked up.
I was glad to have met Naphaphone and hoped I’d see her again.
I was sorry to have missed Duangtar and D’Dao, but knew that someday we would meet again -- barring any difficulty with my health, which so far is good.
As always, I especially appreciated the quiet moments I had at Khoun Ten: