Wording roughly reads literally as: sukyuu (push) sohngseum (promote) kaanphalid (production) sinkhaa (merchandise) hadthakam (handicraft) thii bpen (that is?) mun (heritage??) seua (ancestry) khawng (of/belonging to) bpasaason (people) bandaa (all) phao (tribe) yaangkhaenghaeng (strongly)*
*corrections most welcome
- selling machetes, shoulder bags & shirts
- Lao men have to do their share of laundry?
- containers for sticky rice, khantoke tables, chicken coops & conical hats for sale
- [R-L]: Akha lady spinning thread with Akha spindle in right hand, lady weaving at loom, man weaving basket from bamboo
Lantana - a most familiar (poisonous) plant from home!
Notice in Viphaphone lobby - missing since March 2006:
View from Viphaphone entrance reflected on reception window:
Two ladies sat here the entire morning, washing glass bottles to be recycled:
Boys playing in front of the Kaysone monument after school, spinning homemade wooden tops identical to those that Akha boys play with during the Men's New Year:
Very little needed to set up a food stall: