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Losing Our Way Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing. --------------------------------------------------------- Arundhati Roy (Indian author, advocate, activist)

LAOS: Si Phan Don; Pakse; Vientiane; Luang Prabang; Nong Khiaw; Muang Ngoi; Muang Sing

Our trekking brought us up close and personal with

LAOS | Wednesday, 17 March 2010 | Views [415]

Our trekking brought us up close and personal with "slash and burn" -- the practice of burning everything within large plots of jungle land for farming -- it seems to waste so much useful wood and clouds the skies with smoke. Still, as much as foreigners complain about the practice, the environmental damage done pales in comparison to your average Western highway.

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