Handcrafts – an important source of income for women and their families in Northern Laos.
A visit to the Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, now the Royal Palace Museum, gets me thinking about Fahrenheit 451.
Footbridges and other worries
Getting up early brings unexpected rewards
Day four of five in the black and white photography challenge and it’s all about women at work
Food, glorious Laos food – giving our taste buds a work out
I’m writing this post sitting at my desk at home. I’ve readjusted to the conveniences of modern western life. It was only a few days before I stopped noticing the immense pressure that comes pouring out of my shower at any temperature I choose. And if the weather […]
A sedate adventure on the slow boat down the Mekong, from Pak Beng to Luang Prabang.
Pick-up is at 9:30am the hotel receptionist told us. And, being the obliging sort, we were ready and waiting for the shuttle bus at 9:20. We whiled away half an hour watching the builders across the road. They were putting up the framing for a new house – […]