The Lassi is a popular indian drink. Basically is a kind of mix between milk and curd and you can get in many flavours. Around India you can also find a "Special Lassi" or "Bhang Lassi".
Well, the cows around here definetely must feel very lucky.. They're fortunate to be born in a land where, for the most of the people, the cow is considered a sacred animal. Is normal to see them roaming carefree all around the streets, eating everything that comes within range, trash included.
Near my Guest House there was a square always full of people running everywhere.. but there was also a small corner where every day elderly sat "comfortably" were enjoying their time reading the newspapers. This man was one of the most present goers.
What the books do not tell about the aboriginal people in Taiwan is their hospitality. I experienced a little adventure here.. I arrived on the island almost without cash and without having booked any hostel in where sleep. Upon arriving I found out that there was no bank...
Two days boat trip from Houayxay to Luang Prabang... one of the most intense I've ever had. First day pretty smooth... 7 hours journey to a small village on the river shore, without any big inconvenient.
The aboriginals of Lanyu are a minor ethnic group called Tao, that come from the Philippines, and emigrated to this small island on the south of Taiwan, in an ancient past. The physical attributes are slightly different from the common Taiwanese, and most of them speak a language more similar to filipino.
The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group that lives mainly in the mountainous regions of southern China and regions of Southeast Asia that also uses its own language. This ethnic group has a long tradition and is said to come from extremely cold areas such as Siberia.