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... rest of the day! Half way we stopped at a local village for lunch. The lunch is sticky rice in banana leaf and some nicely cooked cabbage. You eat it with your hands so it means you take some sticky rice make a little ball dip it into the cabbage and eat it. We bought a little brace let for me to support the locals. After this we made pictures from the locals and their village. Than we started with our second part of our hike. One ...
I'm actually in Laos right now trying to update my (always outdated) blog. While I was attempting to do so, I decided to compile lessons/random thoughts from my travels in 9.5 months: 1. Travelers talk about their bowel movements and "stomach issues" like we're talking about the weather. It's completely normal dinner conversation. This has been especially true in SE Asia where we're all on the "Asian diet". We **********load of food for ...
This is a long post (with a few videos embedded) - so here's a short table of contents, and photos can be found here:
- Scary/redeemed food situation
- How many things can you think of to do with bamboo?
- Survivor-style jungle sleep-over complete with bathtub whiskey
- Buffalo infiltration
- Some Laos culture and sayings, gambling for grievers
- Village ...
... very uncomfortable.
We arrived in Luang Nam Tha soon after lunch time and I sought a money changer; a lay in a local shop. This turned out to be a fiasco and left me back to square one; hungry and without Kip (Laos currency).
Fortunately, I was able to find somewhere else where I could both change money and get some lunch.
Luang Nam Tha is a sleepy town (well it certainly is on a Saturday) from which people set ...
... if you are not physically prepared. It takes us 4 hours to walk a 3 km distance with the altitude of 1500 above the sea. We reach the village at 4 PM and before it gets too dark we walk around meeting locals and getting introduced to their life. This is quite a unique tribe that still keeps their traditional ways of life. They don’t have any water in the village and hike down ...