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My Scholarship Entry: Slow Living on the Mekong

A young man heads home after a day's work in Luang Prabang. The Mekong is the highway, breadbasket and playground of the people who live in settlements along its banks. From childhood, they are taught to work with the natural rhythms of the river, learning to maneuver their long, low boats through the river's flow with confidence and ease.

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A young man heads home after a day's work in Luang Prabang. The Mekong is the highway, breadbasket and playground of the people who live in settlements along its banks. From childhood, they are taught to work with the natural rhythms of the river, learning to maneuver their long, low boats through the river's flow with confidence and ease.

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