Thursday, December 3, 2009

Rice Wine from the Mekong

Rice wine is another commodity that the Mekong people trade.

Below: Rice wine, with a snake and a scorpion in its bottle.
Almost like the tequila worm, but... scarier.

Below: Duong pouring me a shot of rice wine. It takes as though it should be used as a paint stripper, not for human consumption!

Below: the village's very hi-tech distillery for the rice wine.


  1. Ooer... Did you actually drink it? I dunno if I would!