1. ...rode to Thailand in a bus Lisa Frank would be proud of.
2. ...rode from the border squished in a tuk-tuk with 12 other people.
3. ...watched this guy eat Phad Thai with three forks.
4. ...contemplated buying some Monna Lisa
5. ...purchased this delightful corduroy jacket.
6. ...ate traditional western food while Hong ate traditional Lao food.
7. ...saw the tallest Christmas Tree in Vientiane followed by the most popular one.
Happy New Year!