Monthly Archives: February 2011

Monk Feeding

Luang Prabang is a magnificent city. The historic center lies on a peninsula formed by the Mekong and another river. It is filled to the brim with magnificent Buddhist temples. In the center of the peninsula is a hill named … Continue reading

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Two Weddings and a Funeral

Once again, we arrived in a riverside town named Nong Khiaw in the pre-afternoon hours. We climbed the stairs from the boat launch and for once managed not to get invited to a full day beer drinking and eating extravaganza … Continue reading

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Świnia na rowerze, pralka na skuterze

Paredziesiąt lat temu w Wietnamie szczytem bogactwa było posiadanie roweru. Teraz wszechobecne na ulicach sa motory. Aby zdobyc wybranke serca najlepiej miec pojazd koreanski, lub japonski. Na tani chinski motorek zadna Wietnamka nie “poleci”. Od pierwszego dnia w “Namie” rzuca … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

We hopped into a long slow boat and after two hours arrived in the river village of Muang Ngoy Neua. It is unbelievably beautiful. It sits high on a riverbank and the view across the river onto the mountains and … Continue reading

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In Laos Until February 30th

Our mini bus arrived in the Vietnamese town of Dien Bien Phu. Aboard were ten western tourists here for the same purpose: to leave Vietnam before the country came to a standstill while celebrating Tet. Our only problem was that … Continue reading

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