New Adventure Plans

Claire has been getting bored with same old same old exotic Laos, so now we’re headed off on a backroads, dirt roads, “shortcut” to the Vietnam border. It follows a branch of the old Ho Che Min Trail. That was just the thing to get her excited. It has something to do with her being born in Vietnam, and going back. We’ll be in Laos stll, but will be asking directions (sound familiar) and using the compass to make decisions. It could be easy. We’ll see.

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Zippy Draws A Crowd

Chinese do not like to be photographed as a part of a crowd, and yet they always like to be a part of a crowd. I wonder if it has to do with how much they are under surveillance, or think they are?

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