It. was. so. hot. in. Laos. And I am from Australia… You know it was that kind of weather when you wonder why you bothered having a shower and putting on clean clothes. When your ankles sweat. So it was definitely thirsty work…
My favourite drinks in foreign countries are the soft drinks:
Some of us (Neil…) were just content to drink the ever present Beer Lao (the “international beer of Laos”) since you might as well have been drinking water, it was that weak…
Or how about a “grass jelly drink”?? (ummm… what’s “grass jelly”??)
Or how about just drinking multiple fruit shakes a day???
Actually, most days, I was content to just drink this:
But if you’re Neil, you of course have to try the local firewater in the form of a mojito: