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The rapids on the Nam Khan River were a little more challenging than I thought

Kayaking Adventure

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Kayaking down the Nam Khan River near Luang Prabang in Laos...

Destinations: Vientiane | Luang Prabang | Laos | Lancang-Mekong River
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Lao Pork Skewers

Recipe: Lao Grilled Pork Skewers

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

The enticing tropical flavors of Southeast Asia come together in these simple grilled pork skewers. The marinade doubles as a dipping sauce, and the skewers may be served in small portions as an appetizer, or with steamed rice as a main course.

Destinations: Laos
Topics: Food
Monks are given rice by faithful women  on their early morning walk through Luang Prabang

Sticky Rice

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

After living in Asia for three years I thought I had tried every kind of rice dish imaginable. Laos held proved me wrong.

Destinations: Vientiane | Pakxan | Luang Prabang | Vang Vieng | Savannakhet | Pakxe | Luang Namtha | Laos | Plain of Jars | Lancang-Mekong River
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Lao Beef Stew

Recipe: Lao Beef Stew

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

This spicy stew is intended for cooking water buffalo. But beef is used here, since it is similar in taste and texture, and much more readily available. Either way, the ginger and jalapenos give the...

Destinations: Laos
Topics: Food
Hmong-Inspired Baby Bok Choy Stir-  Fry

Recipe: Hmong-Inspired Baby Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

This dish is inspired by a favorite of the Hmong people native to the highlands of Southeast Asia. It's a variation on a dish known as Zaub Ntsuag Dawb kib xyaw Nqaij Npuas, a stir-fry of pork belly and baby bok choy spiced with chili peppers.

Destinations: Laos | Thailand | Vietnam
Topics: Food
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
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"I would not want to waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum" Frances Willard - 1893

Vientiane on bended knees

Lee Alvin - oldyonfoldy [801]

A colorful journey on 20" wheels, across the land of a thousand smiles into the land where time moves slower. A rich experience of meeting people, and sampling the tapestry of cultures and history that Vientiane offers. Truly charmed!

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Indochina | Singapore | Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Ecotourism | Food | Architecture
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

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