How to find: The lodge is in a small Soi difficult to locate. Take a Tuk-Tuk and ask for "Ban Farang Yai" (the big house of the western foreigner) or call the house for pick up. Public buses to Thabo from Udon Thani (75 km) or Nongkhai (25 km). Or the guest house arranges your transport from the airport at Udon Thani or the train at Nong Khai.
Bed 'n' Breakfast at "the gateway to Indo China" on the Mehkong River, across from Vientiane, Laos. Experience Thailand as it was before the tourist boom in a farming community. Prehistoric park, archaeological site. Rates: ฿ 1,200 to ฿ 1,300. English outside the hotel not spoken. Bar "Black & White".