Category: Laos

  • On the Rivers

    On the Rivers

    It was in Cambodia where I first became fascinated with rivers and boats. Granted, our boat traveling down the river to Battambang was, to be kind, a bit rustic, but traveling down the river a lot of things slowly unfolded, things that I may not have noticed, or even seen, thundering through a village in…

  • Secrets of the Secret War in Laos

    Secrets of the Secret War in Laos

    While it has been over for more than fifty years, the secret war in Laos created a legacy that the people of Laos are still living with every today. When we got to Laos it was a quiet place, and a minor, if not non-player, on the world stage. In 2014, the GDP per capita¬†was…