Regular Posts Tagged ‘Laos’
6 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Landscape, Laos 0
Village in Nam Ha NPA, Laos

Debbie and I stayed in this village after a trek in the Nam Ha NPA. The villages in the area take turns on hosting trekkers as a way of suplementing their income although I had the feeling that not everyone in the village was into this. At times I felt a bit like an unwanted [...]

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6 years, 8 months ago Posted in: fp, Landscape, Laos 0
Vang Vieng bridge, Laos

Vang Vieng is a great place to photograph because of the limestone karsts that pepper the countryside. Most backpackers who visit this part of laos are here for the tubing on the Nam Song. The accepted practice is to hire a tube, get driven a few kilometers out of town and float down the river [...]

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6 years, 9 months ago Posted in: fp, Laos, Portrait 0
Man weaving, Nam Ha NPA, Laos

This photo was taking at the end of a two day trek in Nam Ha NPA. It is incredible how much forest is still being burnt for agriculture purposes. Villages, like this one, are right inside the national park and people often use slash and burn farming techniques. But it is not like you can [...]

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6 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Best of - portraits, fp, Laos, Portrait 2
Giving alms in Lauang Prabang, Laos

A great photo opportunity in Laos is the daily ritual of Buddhist monks collecting alms just after sunrise. The monks rely on the food given to them each morning by the good folk of Lauang Prabang who are in turn blessed for the generosity.  Because this is a religious practice be respectful and keep your [...]

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