We stopped at a weaving co-op & bought several textiles. We were supposed to bargan, but just dident have the heart to, since the asking prices were so low. We bought one from this lady & she was all happy!
wake up & smell the coffee February 3rd 2007 We had a great motorscooter trip to the Bolavens Plateau. Scooter ran great & road was good & no heavy traffic. Bolavens is a volcanic plateau in Southern central Laos. Pertect climate & soil for coffee growing & I mean to say, we had GREAT coffee along the way. All around the "edges" of the plateau are waterfalls where the waters of idyllic looking rivers tumbles off the volcanic cliffs. We ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Bolaven Plateau 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