Here on the Kokoda Track it is being used as thatching on a hut. It is very tough and long lasting, so perfect for the job.
I was able to post some new photos on my Vietnam blog today - it is a 13th century pagoda outside Hanoi.
Posted by Jules at 11:09 AM
"I was simply restless, quite likely because of a dissatisfaction with the recent trajectory of my life, and if there is a better, more compelling reason for dropping everything and moving to the end of the world, I don't know what is."
--J. Maarten Troost, The Sex Lives of Cannibals (2004)