Vientiane Morning Textiles Tour
This morning tour takes in Talat Sao, or morning market, which showcases an impressive range of Lao textiles that are generally hand woven. Lao textiles are an important part Laos' cultural diversity, made from a range of materials from silk to Hmong hemp grown in the mountains. Later in the morning the tour takes us to the home-studio of Carol Cassidy, an American textiles expert. She's not always in residence, but her staff are happy to explain the different styles and techniques that they use. Here you are able to buy some very high quality fabric.