Laos, Travel

Cycling in Laos, Cambodia, Tibet, and Ladakh

Cycling in Laos Video and Description by Dennis Koomen: Video of our cycling trip in Laos. It is part of our 2 years around the world cycling trip. Cycling in Cambodia Video of our cycling trip in Cambodia. Cycling in Tibet Video of our cycling trip in Tibet. From Lhasa to Kathmandu with a sideloop… Continue reading Cycling in Laos, Cambodia, Tibet, and Ladakh

Buddhism, Lao Tradition, Laos

Vassa Festival in Sayaboury – Part 1

Video and description by ArnuShawn:  Part I of Vassa festival in Sayaboury documentary. Led by a group of peoples from Luang Prabang Laos, they traveled to Sayaboury Laos to experience the unique celebration of the beginning of Vassa (Wan Kao Pansa). Vassa is also known as Rains Retreat. From July to October, it is the… Continue reading Vassa Festival in Sayaboury – Part 1

Food, Plant

Rice Paddy Harvest, Grain and Post-Harvest

Nicole Theriault-Bootsabah I noticed that they had harvested most of the front (first) rice paddy yesterday, and currently working on the second (middle section) rice paddy.  There is something about people working in the rice paddy that gives me that nostalgic feeling, and the ethnic hat and basket backpack just made it much more appealing… Continue reading Rice Paddy Harvest, Grain and Post-Harvest

Food, Plant, Wildlife

The Dragon Hunt

Asanee Wasan-Dern Pen(Full Moon) I found some interesting reading about dragonflies, and didn’t know that dragonflies have been on Earth for more than 250 million years. They predated birds and outlived dinosaurs. Still, they are at risk, perhaps more now than ever. Habitats suitable for dragonflies are being lost to irrigation, pollution, and the destruction… Continue reading The Dragon Hunt

Blogger, Business, Career, Food

LRM COOL GIGS: Laocook Team

I received my copy of Lao Roots Magazine, summer 2008 issue last week and saw that they did a scope on the Laocook Team, under ‘Cool Gigs’. Below is the article, Name: Viengphranom Senathit aka Don Vienne Senathit Employer: “Restaurante ASIA” at Fairplay Golf Hotel & SPA Job Title: Chef de Cuisine Location: Benalup, Cadiz,… Continue reading LRM COOL GIGS: Laocook Team