When we were in Laos we saw all sorts of interesting snack foods and nothing like what you see people munching on in the street back at home.
These intrigued me:
On the ferry to and from Champasak, we saw these ladies:
Yup. Crickets! These were much more gruesome looking than the deep-fried insects at Khop Chai Deu in Vientiane.
Many snacks revolve around rice, obviously:
A snack that was not so exotic but just perfect for the time and place was this:
Jasmine tea and banana. Served to me on a chaise longue after a 90 minute coconut body scrub and coconut oil hair treatment at the Champasak Spa (all for $12!!! – highly recommend it!). I was so happy right at that moment:
Check out tomorrow’s post for a special step by step guide to one of the yummier Lao snacks (no, it’s not the crickets!!!)