The Phosi market on the outskirts of Luang Prabang is a treat for the senses, though it was hard to see the pig embryos apparently removed from their mothers' wombs and used as food by some Lao people. Is this any worse than Westerners eating brain, sweetbreads, or tongue? The fruit and vegetables are freshly picked and sold by the...
A very local market. Food and everyday used items found here. Not a place to shop for souvenirs. It is interesting to go through but it's the same as any other local market throughout Southeast Asia. Not worth the trip.
Phosi market is definitely worth a visit if you want to get an idea about life away from the tourist crowd.
The fruit, vegetables and meat section was really interesting.
I saw everything from live eels to semi-dried rats and pig trotters.