I miss the convenience of street-side service in Southeast Asia. Not only are the sidewalk vendors usually the cheapest in town, they’re also the best. Whether it’s scrumptious local cuisine for $1USD or a quick haircut for $5USD, you never have to walk far or make a reservation or appointment.
Purple sweet potatoes, grilled bananas and hard-boiled eggs. Yum! She was fixing her hair for my picture, but I snapped too soon! In Luang Prabang, Laos.
A fruit shop in Hue, Vietnam.
Need a haircut on the fly? A barber stand in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A woman selling flowers and trinkets to use in the temple at Mt. Phousi in Luang Prabang, Laos.
The floating market near Bangkok, Thailand.
If you’re riding through Siem Reap, Cambodia, stop and get your gas refill out of an old whiskey bottle!
A woman making an egg sandwich for my breakfast in Hue, Vietnam.
A barbershop in Luang Prabang, Laos.
She wont bite…if you buy a banana! In Old Town, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Just cookin’ up my egg down below. No big deal. In Hue, Vietnam.
A fruit stand in Bangkok, Thailand.
Need an impromptu pedicure for those tired feet? Get one in Hanoi, Vietnam!
Seafood anyone? It doesn’t get fresher than this! In Hue, Vietnam.
- Thailand to Vietnam: 20 Fresh Recipes for Summer from Southeast Asia (thekitchn.com)
- 9 Funky Fruits You Have to Try (theflyingfugu.com)