• 1. Welcoming Committee on the Ou River1. Welcoming Committee on the Ou River
  • 2. Spectacularly rough country along the Ou River2. Spectacularly rough country along the Ou River
  • 3. Shallow draft boats ply the Mekong River, Luang Prabang3. Shallow draft boats ply the Mekong River, Luang Prabang
  • 4. Mountains wreathed in morning mists, Ou River4. Mountains wreathed in morning mists, Ou River
  • 5. Four boys paddle along a quiet stretch of the Ou River5. Four boys paddle along a quiet stretch of the Ou River
  • 6. Fisherman along the Ou River6. Fisherman along the Ou River
  • 7. Fellow travelers on the Ou River7. Fellow travelers on the Ou River
  • 8. Wrought iron grille in Phat That Luang, Laos’ most revered shrine, Vientiane8. Wrought iron grille in Phat That Luang, Laos’ most revered shrine, Vientiane
  • 9. Phat That Luang, although venerable, was destroyed by the Burmese and rebuilt under the French. Vientiane9. Phat That Luang, although venerable, was destroyed by the Burmese and rebuilt under the French. Vientiane
  • 10. Hundreds of Buddhas line the compound walls at Wat Si Saket, Vientiane’s oldest temple10. Hundreds of Buddhas line the compound walls at Wat Si Saket, Vientiane’s oldest temple
  • 11. Buddha’s hand, Ha Pha Keo, Vientiane11. Buddha’s hand, Ha Pha Keo, Vientiane
  • 12. Monk descending staircase in temple adjacent to Phat That Luang, Vientiane12. Monk descending staircase in temple adjacent to Phat That Luang, Vientiane
  • 13. Young woman at loom in Carol Cassidy’s workshop, Vientiane13. Young woman at loom in Carol Cassidy’s workshop, Vientiane
  • 14. Basket used to coop fighting cocks14. Basket used to coop fighting cocks
  • 15. Umbrellas are not only for the Night Market, Luang Prabang15. Umbrellas are not only for the Night Market, Luang Prabang
  • 16. Working elephants are helping in a thorough deforestation16. Working elephants are helping in a thorough deforestation
  • 17. Khmu villagers taking advantage of a brief spate of sunshine17. Khmu villagers taking advantage of a brief spate of sunshine
  • 18. The waterfall of Kwang Si has some of the bluest water anywhere.  Luang Prabang area.18. The waterfall of Kwang Si has some of the bluest water anywhere. Luang Prabang area.
  • 19. Limestone accretions make for wonderful pools in the jungle. Kwang Si19. Limestone accretions make for wonderful pools in the jungle. Kwang Si
  • 20. A quiet spot along the stream. Kwang Si River20. A quiet spot along the stream. Kwang Si River
  • 21. Bamboo bridge across the Nam Khan in Luang Prabang is washed away by the floods and rebuilt anually21. Bamboo bridge across the Nam Khan in Luang Prabang is washed away by the floods and rebuilt anually
  • 22. Truck farmer watering his plot which annually is covered by the floods.  Luang Prabang.22. Truck farmer watering his plot which annually is covered by the floods. Luang Prabang.
  • 23. Daily, just after dawn, hundreds of monks file out of their monasteries to be fed by the faithful.  Luang Prabang23. Daily, just after dawn, hundreds of monks file out of their monasteries to be fed by the faithful. Luang Prabang
  • 24. Part of the old Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, has become a monastery.24. Part of the old Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, has become a monastery.
  • 25. Torch Ginger Flower, Luang Prabang25. Torch Ginger Flower, Luang Prabang
  • 26. Supple dancer, Vientiane26. Supple dancer, Vientiane