As an aside, what do you call an almost aryan. You wouldn’t say aryan-light, would you? It’d be aryan-dark, right?
We did achieve a concession from our brother monk, that indeed there were probably good Muslims and indeed, there were bad Buddhists.
…for the price of a round trip airfare to New Delhi, one can sample Indian-inspired bites…
It’s one of the first lessons we learn when we go out into the world as children.
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.