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November 30th 2007
Published: November 30th 2007
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Our next station in the Southeast Asian cherry-picking tour brought us directly from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang in Laos. You think that Laos is remote and that few travelers would spend their dollars in this obscure country? Forget it... it is almost as packed with tourists as every corner of Southeast Asia! There are less tourists than in Thailand and because Laos is landlocked you won't find the... Read Full Entry

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Luang Namtha - Trek - LunchLuang Namtha - Trek - Lunch
Luang Namtha - Trek - Lunch

One element that is present in almost every Lao meal is sticky rice! And when we say sticky, it's VERY sticky!
Nalan - children back from the rice fieldsNalan - children back from the rice fields
Nalan - children back from the rice fields

Rice culture is very important for these communities and the whole village is involved in tasks concerning rice. These children didn't go to school that day because they had to help the teacher in the rice fields.

30th November 2007

Il aura fallu que tu sois à l'autre bout du monde pour mettre un casque de vélo (est ce que quelqu'un t'a tordu le bras ?) ... Quoiqu'il en soit je suis EXTREMENT FIERE de toi ! J'espère que tu vas adopter ce réflexe et ce même de retour en Suisse ;-) !

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