January 22, 2014 The following pictures were taken during our 3rd field trip to the village were the plots are located. I will try to include brief captions of each picture. But the pictures should be self-explanatory.One of the main purposes of this visit was to select a […]
This brief post summarized our second field visit at Pilot Site A located at the Ban Ekxang village on January 15, 2014. The field experimental trials have been scaled up to pilot test soil and water treatments to two typographical landscapes located within the same village with diverse […]
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These are photos of some of the areas I visited with my boss and his family during the first week of arrival. More to follow when I have time to visit. Enjoy! I will update this section of my post iteratively.
January 9, 2014 So far, everything is working as initially planned. I met with my supervisor and we made few modifications to the proposed research plan (details of which will not be posted here). However, in general the meeting was productive and geared towards harnessing my time here […]
My first day at the office of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Vientiane was Monday, 6th January 2014. I had a refreshing straight 9 hours sleep, thank goodness for the spatial room with 4m x 4m window facing to the west, which provides me with enough […]
Hello Readers, My work in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (commonly known as Laos, which will be used in the rest of my online journal) officially started when I landed at the Wattay International Airport, which is located approximately 3 kilometers (1 mile) out of the Vientiane metropolis. I […]
Terima Kasih for visiting this blog! In this blog, I will do my best to provide some information about my travels, living experiences, and encounters in Southeast Asia and more specifically, Laos. Firstly, I had a wonderful time with my wife and son (Aaron) who just turned 16 […]