Travel Photography Featured Travel Photos of Laos
This magnificant view was out of our hotel room on the riverside in Don Det, Laos. The view was worth much more than our $2
Kayaks and wooden longboats by the shore of the Nam Song river.
Just another waterfall, this one outside of Luang Prabang.
Watch out, slippery path?
The Laos countryside from the waterfall near Luang Prabang.
The more relaxed transport on the Mekong.
preparing lunch on wood fire
young monk on his way to temple
Now what's this little monkey up to? Pinched from the bosom of his mother before he could learn a thing or two about life, this little brat is about to learn the hard & painful way that the pile before is not his favourite snack...bananas! The sale of wildlife, such as monkeys, snakes and exotic birds is a common feature at the morning market in Pakse, Laos as elsewhere in the "Country of a million elephants".
A mother "sieving" through the hair of her son, possibly looking for lice! Well, when you don't have customers popping by at your stall, this is one way of occupying the time...I was on my way to Phu Asa in the Si Pien Valley, Laos when I stopped by to grab a bottle of mineral water at this stall at the entrance to the road leading to Attapeu, a nature wonderland.
Hawkers, almost all women and girls scramble on to the ferry that plies between Muang and Pha Pin (Champassak-Laos).Only then the vehicles drive in.These hawkers have free rides, and sell anything from lotus flowers, canned drinks to noodles, buns and vegetables.You will never go hungry, nor will the half hour ferry ride bore you seeing these hawkers pleading with you to try their products.
The kitchen of the headmans (Mr Bounsi) house in Ban Namat Mai, an Akha village about 5 hours walk in the hills above Luang Namtha town. For more, see http://kees.zenfolio.com/
Outside their village, the Lanten people of Ban Nam Lue are planting their rice. Here waterbuffaloes are still used for preparing the field. For more, visit http://kees.zenfolio.com/
The mountains make for a stunning backdrop for kayaking or tubing down the Nam Xong.