Happy New Year to all my faithful readers. May 2009 be all that you hope to be and may you have good health and prosperity and all the good things life has to offer. Keep on smiling no matter what.
On October 17, 2008 I made a visit to Dannavieng Elementary School in Muang Phonethong, Champasak Province. This is one of the four schools that received a Book Box Library in February of 2007. Dannavieng Elementary School also received additional financial assistance with their school building project.
Photos from the first Christmas day on December 25. There was no snow as far as I could see but it was so cold, too cold for my standard.
Merry Christmas everyone. Christmas time is when we all gather as a family for those that can and share the moments. Over here the Dutch celebrate Christmas for two days, the first and second Christmas so you can actually share this special time with all your relatives. It’s a good idea really to be able [...]
The conclusion of Miss Apone Lao Beauty Pageant 2008. The final five have been selected for the last round of the competition. They now have to answer a question based on the luck of the draw.
A continuation of Miss Apone Lao Beauty Pagean 2008. The finalists are dressed in Pha Mai Lao or Lao silk in the style of Mai Lao Phayook.
Miss Apone Lao Beauty Pageant 2008 took place at Lao Cultural Hall in Vientiane on December 20, 2008. Miss Apone Lao 2008 Opening Ceremony
Lunch in Vientiane, Laos with Tum Mak Teng (Spicy Cucumber Salad) and Ping Pa (Grilled Fish). My cousin Khek cooked some sticky rice and then grilled the fishes while Aunt Phone was busy making the spicy cucumber salad. Tum Mak Teng and Ping Pa make a great combination with warm sticky rice.