Where else can you squirt strangers with water with no retribution
The people in the hills, per our guide, had nothing in their heads, because they’d never gone to school. The government could tell them anything. This ensured a steady supply of people needing training and interrogation.
There are old souls here with fresh faces.
Don’t fall asleep. You never know where you might end up, or where you’ve gone whilst you’ve slumbered.
It is an amazingly quaint and chill place with not a huge amount to do. That is the charm, really.
Here’s an interesting fact. At one point in the 70s, the US Embassy in Vientiane, Laos was the largest in the world with over 3,000 Americans posted there.
Like a turtle trapped atop a fence post, or an ill-informed strongman, one wonders how this came to be?
And though I was just 90 miles from “4 Dead in Oh-Hi-Oh”, I had so little idea about it what it all meant.
The sad part is that this emergency, this crisis, is entirely man made… A phantom…. A brown-backed bogeyman who traipses in on foot hundreds of leagues.
Maybe it would come in handy if one ever needed to ritually enter a mosque.