Well it would seem that like everything else we have done in Laos, the Pizza Oven project has a mind of its own.  It will progress exactly how Laos dictates...
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After almost a year of waiting for permits, and then the availability of someone who has the skills and knowledge to build our pizza oven, it is finally going to...
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We’re now in the beginning of wet season here in Luang Namtha.  It has brought about lots of new insects, both crawling and flying into the area.  In the rainy...
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We decided to close the shop for a day to support 2 of our staff who live in the village Ban Namdee.  Their annual new year celebrations were being held...
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We are getting excited because this week is celebration week!  Two of our staff here will be involved in their tribal new year celebrations.  Guan, from the Lanten tribe, and...
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The ONLY place to be in Luang Namtha; the green building in the centre of town! Vodka Jelly Shots Awesome western playlist 20,000 Kip on the door 2 FREE Lao...
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proudly presents…   CHRISTMAS IN THE JUNGLE Picnic at the scenic confluence of the Nam Ha and Nam Tha rivers Unlimited Christmas and Lao Food Unlimited Lao rice whisky –...
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So after weeks of planning to begin the next phase of Forest Retreat’s Bamboo Lounge, we had our first pasta night!  We had a few customers come to try it,...
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Forest Retreat, which Thong has been running for the past couple of years (in a 1.5m x 3m shoebox!) is the only agency in Luang Namtha that has imported kayaks,...
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Luang Namtha is a pretty special place…. some friendly tourists who have stayed here a long time wrote this for us: 10 things we love about Luang Namtha: 1. Having...
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