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Travel with old forks

Posted by Jasumin on 3/3/2016 at 20:47

Hi ,
May I check it's suitable to travel with old forks to Laos?


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Posted by somtam2000 on 4/3/2016 at 21:08 admin

Do you mean old folks or aged cutlery?! In either case, Laos is fine for them.

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Posted by exacto on 5/3/2016 at 14:27

I think a spoon or even a pair of chopsticks might be more appropriate for noodle soup and other Lao dishes, but old forks will still be useful. I wind up eating most Isan-Lao style dishes with my hands.
That being said, in my experience, southeast Asian culture, including Laos, seems to cherish old folks easily as much or more than western cultures. The only concerns I would have about travelling with the elderly in Laos is mobility, as sidewalks, stairs, and other places you would walk won't necessarily be as uniform as in the west.
I hope that helps. Cheers.

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