Back in 2006 I had the opportunity to travel around parts of South East Asia, including Laos. I loved
One very early morning, before the birds were chirping and the light of day was upon us we made the trek into town for alms.
it was a wonderful experience to sit on the pavement and wait for the monks from one of the temples make their way through town collecting peace offerings which would become their meal for the day.
Small parcels of steamed rice wrapped in banana leaves, fruit and even bags of curries. Whatever you decide you would like to give.
I couldn't help myself carrying a basket for one of the lovely ladies who were selling their food for alms. They are heavier and bulkier than you think!