Aixiang a man with a broad smile and a three pack a day habit has spent all of his fifty years living next to the Mekong. He knows the 20 mile stretch between Ganlanba and Jinghong like the back of his hand but of the other 2800 miles he hasn’t much idea. He constantly referred to the ‘old days’ meaning the 70’s when he was a teenager and during the course of the day he spent with us he tol