Couchfish Day 220: Sanchez’ payback

A weird night in Udon Thai

Sitting in the garden at Mutmee Guesthouse I got talking to a North American, Sanchez*. I’d left Laos the previous day and had been hanging around Nong Khai since. Sanchez had been in Laos for a few years, running a restaurant and bar in Vang Vieng.

At the time, Vang Vieng was at the height of its drug and party phase. A journalist for an international …

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