We took a taxi here as part of a larger daytrip. It is a little confusing to reach the town, really just a like jumble of houses on stilts set among the trees, so take a taxi.
This town is known for its weaving of silk and cotton cloth, sold in various patterns, clothing styles, and in whole bolts. In fact, all the crafts stores in Luang Prabang have very similar items at higher prices compared to Ban Phanom.
The town has a collective store where many weavers display their wares. Walking in, it is assumed you are here to buy and there is a bit of high-pressure treatment in store if you come here. In the store there are about 20 or 30 stalls one for each weaver, an...Read More