Sometimes in life you experience a perfect moment. A moment you wouldn’t change a single thing about. A moment that becomes a memory that seems to only strengthen with time. When you think about it, the smells, the sounds and the feelings remain Lao’d and clear.
For Traveler Jack, this happened while skipping rocks with a group of Lao monks on the Mekong River.
He stood there together with these monks on the shores of this majestic river filled with the simple but universal joy of watching a stone glide across the glassy water, rippling into the distance. It was a brief moment of seeing eye-to-eye and smile-to-smile with someone so different from himself.
A’Lao us to introduce to you a piece of Laos brought back by a different traveler who carries memories of his own from Laos…
Here’s to the memories that remain Lao’d and clear and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
PS. Plus a few more fabrics from other memorable places...
Photos 1) Laos by Traveler Aaron. (2-3) Scenes of the Mekong River by Traveler Jack. (4) Laos Morning Alms by Traveler Aaron.
Myanmar is officially known as “The Land of Golden Pagodas.” From the thousands of temples in the plains of Bagan, to the magnificent Shwedagon Zedi Daw that is approximately 1,500 years g’old, there is good reason for it to be known for it’s Golden Pagodas.
But as Aaron John discovered in his travels, it should also be called “The Land of Golden Smiles,” because he saw so many happy smiles on the faces of the Burmese people wherever he went.
Let's play Who Wants to Be a Zillionaire, right now!
The $500 question starts us off, here we go.
Founded in 1727, “the Pink City” is the nickname for what city?
Hey Toters, what’s Athen-in’?
Back in 2019, travelers Eileen and Lesley visited Athens, Greece. They loved it so much that they wanted to encourage you to visit “the city of the violet crown” someday too. If you ever get the chance to go to Athens,
…you Odyssey the Porch of the Caryatids on the north side of the Acropolis