11 May 2012
Luang Prabang Highlights
:: Talking textiles with Prince Nithakhong Somsanith, son of The Red Prince of Laos. His collection of Lao costume and textiles is just brilliant.
:: Spending the morning learning about Lao food and preparing a meal...and eating it!
:: Visiting the Khmu and Hmong minority villages and 'talking' with the local people.
:: Travelling up the Mekong River on our own private boat.
:: Indulging in a Lao massage.
:: Swimming in the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls.
:: Hiding the food for the Moon Bears and learning what is done to rescue them from the tiny cages where they're farmed for body fluids like bile.
:: Swimming in the pool and diving for hidden coins on the bottom.
:: Travelling on tuk tuks around the town.