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Anthropology: An Introductory Guide to Laos History, Culture, and People

When it comes to South- East Asia, the country of Laos is generally eclipsed by its larger-than-life neighbours. Located between Vietnam and Thailand, with China and Myanmar to the north, Laos tends to be left in the shadows. However, Laos … Continue reading Anthropology: An Introductory Guide to Laos History, Culture, and People

Anthropology: Celebrating Mardi Gras, New Orlean’s Legendary Festival

New Orleans and Mardi Gras are two words that most people immediately associate with each other. The throwing of coloured beads, parade floats and costumed people marching through the streets, jazz music blaring from every corner. Pictures of Bourbon Street … Continue reading Anthropology: Celebrating Mardi Gras, New Orlean’s Legendary Festival