The Katu of Southern Laos

I am standing in an immense, high-ceilinged wood and thatch building. There are no walls, so a slight breeze provides some respite from the heat, while Mr Viphat’s gravelly voice is recounting a story. It is said that, long ago, a great flood covered the world, leaving two survivors – a woman, Anoi Amek, and … Continue reading The Katu of Southern Laos