11. ATW : 1 year around the world in 10 photo invasions
Aug25

11. ATW : 1 year around the world in 10 photo invasions

Version française When @les petites cases helps Eats to West summarizing one year of travel, emotions and discoveries… #photoInvasion !   Turkey : “WOW nice place, I should settle down there for the rest of my life… Wait, no, there might be a trick somewhere !” First month can be difficult and full of doubts !   Georgia : “Nothing better than mountains and rivers to start thinking of the world,...

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5. ATW : This one strange day…
Dec11

5. ATW : This one strange day…

Version française One day, two stories… There is this day in Laos that has been very different from all the others and that I crave to tell you even if it has nothing to do with food, cooking or eating. The reason why it’s taking me so long is because I don’t know how to write the story… (and now you can imagine that in english it’s even more difficult for me). This day starts in Sam Neua with 2 very nice...

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Sepak takraw : A mix of volleyball, football and Karate…
Nov29

Sepak takraw : A mix of volleyball, football and Karate…

Version française The laotian sport that makes you think you can easily play it when watching it… but you can’t ! The Sepak Takraw (says Wikipedia) it’s a bit like Parkour, you dream about doing it because it’s super graceful and it looks so fun but when you try you know that only the cool kids can do it… Sepak Takraw is an asian sport that you can find almost everywhere in the north of Laos. You can only...

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4. ATW : Hitchhiking in Laos…
Nov26

4. ATW : Hitchhiking in Laos…

Version française Hitchhiking has nothing to do with cooking but it’s still an adventure ! I’ve hitchhikked alone a bit in Turkey, quite a lot in Georgia ans always in Lebanon… And now, I’m hitchhiking “SLOWLY” in the north of Laos with my partner in crime ! Everywhere it was safe, easy and quick. Most of the time, my drivers were even trying to chat with me despite the language barrier… Until...

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Chicken stew, a recipe from the countryside – Laos
Nov21

Chicken stew, a recipe from the countryside – Laos

Version française Kill, prepare and cook a chicken with nothing more than a pan and a knife… Check ! Welcome to Laos. Laos is definitely more adventurous than any other country visited before and after our 3 hours of rice harvesting, we’ve been invited by Souk and Suong to have diner at their home. Not even 1 minute after we arrived and took off our shoes, one of the chicken was already caught at the game of “come...

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Laotian rice – Why what how ? Laos
Nov21

Laotian rice – Why what how ? Laos

Version française The rice in Laos, A question of survival ! While riding our bikes in the laotian countryside, we lost our way and ended up in a rice field where Souk and Suong (Mia é Pua – wife and husband) were waving at us. In less than one second we invited ourselves to work for 3 hours with them and discover how the rice harvesting works in this region. We’ve been invited for diner after a hard day of work and it was...

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The adventurer soup – Laos
Nov20

The adventurer soup – Laos

Version française Make a meal in the middle of the jungle without any tool or any ingredient except fish and a knorr bag… yes it’s possible ! A few days ago we went to the jungle for 3 days of trekking. We were in a group of 10 persons (erf…) and the main idea was to discover the jungle and what life looks like in this jungle and in the ethnical villages around this area. Yes it was a touristic thing to do but No we...

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Noodle soup at every corner – Laos
Nov18

Noodle soup at every corner – Laos

Version française Noodle soup as the best street food speciality? Yes, welcome to Laos ! Anywhere you are or you go (except maybe in the jungle) you can expect to find at least a noodle soup in the street or in any open house. Noodle soup is always a safe bet as on top of being cheap (15 000 Kip – 1.5 €), it’s very good ! Ingredients : Asian noodles young onions Soya bean sprouts Coriander Salad choped tofu, chicken and...

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Being invited to a baptism? Check ! Laos
Nov18

Being invited to a baptism? Check ! Laos

Version française What does a laotian baptism look like? Easy: food, drinks, music and craziness… We’ve decided to hitchike from luang Prabang to Luang Namtha to be free to stop anywhere we want on the way and discover the small villages without any tourism infrastructures. The first night we stopped on a tiny place called “Pak mong” because we were running out of time before night and we slept in a shabby...

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