Category Archives: Laos

Lao Pottery Village

Pay for the entrance fee ticket

Kiln

Kiln hole. Top view.

Finished product

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Middle Noodle

Small noodle, big noodle, and middle noodle

Coconut Pancakes in Banana Leaf Bowl

Vendor selling round coconut pancakes in banana leaf bowl

Stapler is the secret tool of banana leaf bowl construction

Side Alley Chilli Pepper Drying

Chilli peppers drying on a rattan meal base by the side alley. Just one of those random things seen being dried outside.

Lao Food: Butterfly PupaeĀ 

Vendor removing the pupa from its cocoon

I saw a couple of these in the garden of my guesthouse. Turns out that my host would buy some from the market to let them complete their metamorphosis. She feared that one day they will all be gone.

Laotians eat them deep-fried with a serving of sticky rice

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