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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Places We've Been: Laos
The following are stories written about our travels in Laos. You can find stories set in other countries by returning to Places We've Been.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 30, 2009
Ten Amusing Photos from Laos
Some of these photos are prime examples of enthusiastic English, some highlight cultural differences, and others are simply funny in that "school yard humor" sort of way. No matter, each of these photos has made us smile, and perhaps they'll make you smile too!
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Posted by Tim on Apr 25, 2006
Walking on Waterfalls
For a few seconds, Jessica disappears entirely from view. She surfaces a moment later, and I pause to fire off a few photos before plunging back into the pool myself. The water is bracingly cold on such a hot, sticky day. And it is of course just astonishingly blue.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 25, 2006
Aprons and Sporks
When we arrived in the small town of Luang Prabang in northern Laos we had no idea they had a night market. It was only as we walked down their main street in the late afternoon on our first day there that we learned they had one.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 8, 2006
A Taste of Laos
Laos is peaceful, tranquil even, and the people are lovely. There’s even a saying the French coined when they were in this part of the world describing the differences between Laos and two of its neighbors: "The Vietnamese plant the rice, the Cambodians watch it grow, and the Laos listen to it."
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