Description: Mr. Bounma, a villager in Ban Som, Chomphet District, Luang Prabang Province , is one of the finest basket weavers in the region. If it can be made out of b amboo he can make it. Some of the fun crafts that he makes include wide-brimmed hats, pop-gun toys, and small flower vases. Villagers in Ban Som also make cotton weavings, such as traditional Lao towels and scarves. Ban Som can be visited on a two-day trek in Chomphet district. On day two of the trek, you can stop in the village, eat lunch prepared by the villagers, visit a nearby cave and talk to Mr. Bounma himself to learn how makes these handicrafts. Ban Som can also be visited on your own.