Boun Ork Phansa or End of Buddhist Lent celebration at Wattay Yai Temple in Vientiane, Laos. In the morning, my two aunts and my three cousins went to the temple to make Alms Offering to the Buddhist Monks. It was quite busy with so many people living around the temple […]
My uncle has a passion for Boun Suang Heua (Boat Racing Festival). He would travel around the country whenever he could to attend Boat Racing Festival in various provinces of Laos. With work and family he can’t attend all of the races but would make sure he could go to […]
Live frogs at Luang Prabang Morning Market. I can’t remember what frogs taste like, maybe like chicken? The last time I ever eaten frogs was when I was a little kid living in Vientiane, Laos. I can recall my parents made frog stew and Pon Kop, which is like Pon […]
My relatives in Luang Prabang were telling me about how the kids in the neighborhood were getting excited about celebrating Boun Pi Mai Lao. Many school children were throwing or splashing water during lunch break and right after school as early as a week ahead of the Lao New Year […]
Live broadcast of Miss Laos 2011 Beauty Pageant on Lao Star Channel. I sat through the entire program and ate a bowl of Pho for lunch a few minutes before the show started. My cousins were there at Don Chan Palace for the live viewing experience.