a young Akha woman from the village of Ban namat Mai, Luang namtha province, Laos. This was taken 4 years ago. I last met her a few months ago, in the resettled village. She's now 20, and pregnant.
Early morning dew on a lotus flower leaf. (Props to Eric)
Chili peppers and sticky rice containers hung in a kitchen
Shot from our dinner table: A guy fishes, a family heads home in their boat, a kid kicks back, the sun sets... A busy evening on the Mekong. Cambodia is to the left across the river.
A spent bombshell on a schoolhouse now used as a gong to summon kids to class.
A woman sits and waits for a ferry to cross the Mekong River
Dragon heads on the front of a parade float 9it had tires on the bottom) being stored in a Wat in Luang Prabang. The Wat walls were built around it... so perhaps it's a permenant installment?
Beautiful Wat in Laung Prabang. funny thing is that right after I took this shot, this monk produced a camera and snapped a photo of his own...
the kids love new years!this is the time they can gun you done and you just smile!The water is seen as a new year blessing.
Throngs of Laotion head to the other side of the Mekong for an open-air party of lao rockets, beer lao and roasterd chicken feet. All along the river edge, they build these beautiful sand stupas!
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