As I sit at my loom overlooking the Mekong River in Laos, the gray-blue water and jade-green trees distract me from the melon-colored silk I’ve spent the morning weaving. Thank goodness for Mrs. Vanthong,
It was 1974, and American bombs had only recently stopped falling here. In less than a year, Pathet Lao rebels would take over the entire country, establishing a communist dictatorship that exists to day.
Dam project receives green light from Laos government despite environmental concerns. The government of Laos has officially informed the inter-governmental Mekong River Commission (MRC) of its plan to
There are certain places in the world we all have on our bucket list, but once you've ticked those off, most people start looking for lesser-known spots to visit. But the thing is, how do you know where