Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Visiting Old Friends


I went to Chiang Mai over the weekend as we had Friday off.  Saturday afternoon I hired a scooter and drove up the hill to APIS and the nearby waterfall to visit my friends the elephants.  I am sure this one remembered me!

Monday, 20 November 2017

The Rice Harvest 4


The broad Luang Namtha Valley is covered with rice.  The huts in the fields were intriguing and add character to the fields.

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Rice Harvest


When I was in the north of Laos, Luang Namtha, for SALSA at the end of October it was rice harvest season. 

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Two Communists

The President of China, Xi Jinping has been visiting Vientiane for two days.  The weekend was a flurry of cleaning and tidying and putting up posters like these on the road to the airport.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

A VIS Leaf

As part of One World Day the entire school from EY (ie 3 y.o. kindergarten to Grade 12 and faculty) formed a leaf and stem as a symbol of peace and growth.  It looks great.O