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January 21st, 2011 to January 24th, 2011

Trip & Itinerary to Attapeu, Laos

Trip & Itinerary to Attapeu, Laos0

Trip & Itinerary to Attapeu, Laos

21-24 January 2011










Limited to 8 persons

Leader: Napat Sirisambhand   

Cost: B17,500 

Attapeu is the southernmost province in Laos and off the tourist track.  It is on the Xekong River, and home to several minority groups, such as the Taliang who are weavers and the Lawae tribe.  It is green area with many waterfalls and thick forests that cover this mountainous region.

 The Thai Textile Society will be hosted by the Lao Women Union of whom many are weavers.

**(Founded in 1955, the Lao Women's Union is a mass organization  which seeks to enhance women's capacity for self-development and promote women's role in society. The Union takes a lead in promoting gender equality and protecting the interests of women and children. In the cultural field, the Union runs the Lao Cotton State Enterprise and the Art of Silk project)


We’ll visit weaving villages, and a village that still maintains its music with unusual and old bamboo instruments.

**(No visa is needed for member countries of ASEAN (which includes Thailand). All other participants are advised to apply for their visa)


**DEPOSIT B5,000, DEADLINE JANUARY 7th  (see details below)

A deposit of B5,000 is needed for reservations by December 29th,2010 to secure airline tickets.  Please deposit in account:  Thai Textile Society Kasikorn Bank, - Savings Account Number: 0261  104741,   Siam Square Branch, 430/6-10 Siam Square Soi 3, Rama 2 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Full payment DEADLINE is JANUARY 7th, 2011

Particulars of deposit must be emailed to the address below with your name, date deposited, and the name of your Bank )

Reservations & Itinerary contact: or Ruth Gerson 089-164-6405