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laobumpkin.blogspot.com/

Above is a screen shot from a brand new blog about Laos called “Stuff Falang Like wich not so subtly pokes fun at the foreign scene in primarily …

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Blog written by expatriates in Laos, living in Laos, working in Laos.

howlaobrowncow.com/

If I had a legitimate excuse for my prolonged hiatus from this blog, it would be these two women: Lanoy (basketball star/surrogate Lao …

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I found him at the bow of the boat sitting with a local Lao man snacking on sticky rice and smoked buffalo skin. The skin was interesting, very …

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Expats In Laos Blogs Directory at Expats Blog. We list our top favourite British expat forum for each destination country and the big general sites too.

If I had a legitimate excuse for my prolonged hiatus from this blog, it would be these two women: Lanoy (basketball star/surrogate Lao sister/PoP MVP) and Phet (architect/duck blood soup lover/PoP Rookie of the Year).

For the last month I’ve spent hours on end with these two ever-inspiring, always-entertaining, seriously kickass women. We’ve tediously translated budgets, interviewed contractors, braved the monsooned roads, hosted village wide meetings, and, of course, drank beerlao.

Our goal was very simple: build a school. Build a school and show every single villager, government worker, unconvinced observer, and ourselves that we could. Build a school and provide the kids in Houy Thong with a place to learn.

So we did. With the empowerment and help from an amazing visiting co-worker (and every person in our organization) we built a school.

And a few days ago this little school opened to some very happy people and very big party.

There were speeches (mine nervously in Lao), there was dancing (think square dancing take Lao), there was massive amounts of food (and beerlao), and there was me, with a ridiculous cotton-flower smile on my face all afternoon.

And I can say now with complete confidence that I have never been so honored, so humbled in my life as I was that day with those two great women at my side.

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