Southeast Asia

 
 

Laos, my favorite of the group, got most of my attention, and my heart.  I will never forget the happy “saibadee” greeting almost sung in its sweetness that you would hear many times over during the day.  Though we nearly bombed northern Laos into oblivion during the Vietnam War (dropping UXD, unexploded ordnance) looking for Vietnamese, the people of Laos remain resilient and happy in their daily simply lives.  We have much to learn from them.