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Cardboard/Bamboo restaurant at Mekong Riverbank, Luang Prabang, Laos

During a tour up the Mekong River, we noticed some awesome low tech no name restaurant located on the river banks, often constructed from rusty tin plates. bamboo and cardboards - leftovers once containing Panasonic TV sets or refrigerators. The vegetables served were cultivated and grew in the sand just a few meters from where it was prepared, and the chicken running between our feet were the same they served us a few minutes later. The lavatory was a ditch in the sand some 20 meters away, well within sight from the other guests. There is no such thing as privacy in a place like this - but the food was excellent, and the surroundings and view was stunning.

Because the Mekong River is flooded so often, the river banks change, and the locations of these restaurants change from year to year. Location on Google Maps is a "best guess".

Copyright: Tord Remme
Art: Spherical
Resolution: 7246x3623
Taken: 10/01/2011
Hochgeladen: 26/04/2012
Aktualisiert: 06/01/2019


Tags: cardboard; bamboo; restaurant; mekong; luang prabang; laos
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