Monthly Archives: August 2011

Enchanting People of Laos

For me, what makes a place special are the local inhabitants. I recently returned from a brief but amazing trip to Laos. The countryside was lush with flooded rice fields and glittering temples. The Mekong River is spectacular, the food … Continue reading

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Buddha Park (Wat Xieng Khuan), Laos

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Renown as the most quirky park in all of Laos, Buddha Park (also known as Wat Xieng Khuan)  is a sculpture park well worth a visit. The park is located 25 km southeast from Vientiane in a meadow by the … Continue reading

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Saffron Coloured Robes: Buddhist Monks

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Location: Luang Prabang and Vientiane, Laos. Chiang Mai, Lampang and Lamphun, northern Thailand. Time: July 2011 – Rainy season, Buddhist Lent.

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Thai Urban Design: Rooftop Garden

Location: Chiang Mai City, Northern Thailand.

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Inside a Lao Market: Slideshow

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A few rocks, some firewood, a pot and a mortar & pestle are all that is needed to prepare a delicious Lao meal. Most Lao people buy the fresh ingredients they need daily at their local market. One of the … Continue reading

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