Life potters along with a shrug and a smile, the river drifts by, and the warmth of another day seeps into evening.
Relaxing into the tropical splendour of Laos is easy. Nothing seems to move much faster than the meandering Mekong and the famously friendly, laid back people will put you at ease. It’s a peaceful, green and rural destination, a fertile land of ethnic minority hill villages, waterfalls, unhurried towns and small scale farming. Take time to explore some of the steamy, dreamy landscapes and to discover indigenous tribes, timeworn temples, fine food, and a simpler way of life. Experience the culture up close when you take part in a cookery class, a homestay or a craft workshop.
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What to eat in Vientiane
Laos cuisine is dynamic and varied. Different cities have different dishes, different seasonings and different ingredients. This introduction to dishes you can find in Vientiane from food enthusiast, Philip Moss, will encourage you to expand your culinary horizons...
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