Monkeys and Marriage June 13th 2010 In Laos, young people are expected to get married. Many young people get married just because they are pressured to, not necessarily because they feel they’ve found some right person. And as soon as a couple is married, they are expected to start trying to conceive. A childless couple is looked at as an oddity, as defective. There is little excuse not to have children. Lao people think it’s bi ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag
"Life is short and the world is wide" so we better make the best of it. I support doing what makes your heart happy while helping to make other people's hearts happier. For me, that means exploring the world and taking chances, investing myself in the places and activities that fascinate and thrill me.
While travelling I learn, share and help as I go. I supported my adventures through all sorts of work: cooking, bartending, teaching English, writing, per... full info