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Our guide took us there when I asked for a place with silk weavings. It's a bit out of town. The ladies were at work and said ok to my photographing them. A lot of skill goes into their work. I selected a scarf in...More
When you watch these ladies working in this co-operative you appreciate how the end product arrives at its price. The work is hard, intricate and I guess, sometimes tedious. The end results can be viewed and purchased in the adjoining shop. No pressure to buy,...More
So, we biked out here on what ended up being the long way round! It's only about 10-15min from town (think I've said that about everything..., but it's a small capital) I love actually seeing hand made items being made by someone and there were...More
There is more and more shops in the centre selling silk products to tourists.
If you want to experience how these shawls and hangings are made, hop on your bicycle or hire a tuktuk and come out here.
In the backyard you can watch the...More
Phaeng Mai Gallery is a true find in Laos and while it is a little out of the way, it's worth the visit if you're interested in quality Lao silk products. In addition to the gallery/store, they have a whole workshop in the back where...More