Nov 062012
 

Amazing scenes during our travels in rural Laos

Ethnic tribe smoking water pipe
Terieng Village everyone smokes the water pipe
Terrieng villager Ban Bouang Kaleum

Terrieng villager Ban Bouang Kaleum

Teriang Ethnic villager Ban Laboy Southern Laos

Teriang Ethnic villager Ban Laboy Southern Laos

Sekhai Market just outside Vientiane

Sekhai Market just outside Vientiane

Kids pulling a handmade cart

Banana seller Lao Bao on Road 9

Banana seller Lao Bao on Road 9

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Pepsi bottle with Gasoline, No Smoking!

Xam Neua Northern Laos

Xam Neua Northern Laos

Kareum district home made toys

Kareum district home made toys

Akha Tribal Villager Muang Sing District

Akha Tribal Villager Muang Sing District

Sam Lien Thon Kham

Sam Lien Thon Kham

Ban Laboy On the Ho Chi Minh trail

Ban Laboy On the Ho Chi Minh trail

Hmong Festival Phou Khoun District Laos

Hmong Festival Phou Khoun District Laos

Alak Village Kaleum Ho Chi Minh trail Southern Laos

Alak Village Kaleum Ho Chi Minh trail Southern Laos

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Hmong festival

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Brau Ethnic People Southern Provinces of Laos

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Support base, local girl eating noodle soup. Northern Laos

Tribal Villager Northern Laos selling Chinese beer

Tribal Villager Northern Laos selling Chinese beer

Villager Nong Fa Southern Laos

Villager Nong Fa Southern Laos

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Tribal villager on the Ho Chi Minh trail

Tribal villager Ban La Hap, on the Ho Chi Minh trail

Hmong Festival and Phone

Hmong Festival and Phone

tribal villager sticky rice

tribal villager sticky rice

Katu Villager, tribal celebration

Katu Villager, tribal celebration

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Riding a bike Nongfa Lake Attepeu Southern Laos

Hmong man with a freshly killed buffalo head

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Tribal villager and son gathering wood Lao Vietnam border

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Meo villager Phongsali district Northern Laos

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Viengthong 53 km

Phongsali province young student reading

Phongsali province young student reading

Pou Noi villagers weaving at  young age

Pou Noi villagers weaving at young age

Ngai Villager Dak Cheung district Southern Laos

Ngai Villager Dak Cheung district Southern Laos

Villagers collecting wood high in the mountains  Phongsali province

Villagers collecting wood high in the mountains Phongsali province

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Tribal villager and son on the Ho Chi Minh trail Laos

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Jackhammer crew, on mountain cut Kasi District

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Buddhist Monk Vientiane province

Local fisherman on the Tonle Repeu river border with Cambodia

Local fisherman on the Tonle Repeu river border with Cambodia

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Xam Neua province Big smile from kid on a scooter

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Ethnic villagers along a remote section of the Ho Chi Minh trail.
What, never seen a foreigner before?

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Coconut Kid, a young tribal villager carrying water to the village

Laosgpsmap Kmu Village Luang Prabang Province

Laosgpsmap Kmu Village Luang Prabang Province

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Red Mud and big smiles chugging a load of fresh cut timber.

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Ethnic villagers smoking at a young age

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Young child helping here family sell vegetables on the side of the road Hongsa

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Akha tribes people Oudomxay province Northern Laos

Dakcheung Province, crossbow hunting

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LaosGPSmap-Cooking breakfast Kmu village

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Ban Bac children posing for the camera

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Children are encouraged to help out from an early age, as seen here in this Hmong village Nong Het district Northern Laos

Alak Village Kaleum Ho Chi Minh trail Southern Laos

Alak Village Kaleum Ho Chi Minh trail Southern Laos

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Farmer carrying field plow, Phonsavan Northern Laos

Pounoy Tribes people Phongsali Province Nothern Laos, these indigenous tribespeople are preparing for a funeral party.

Pounoy Tribes people Phongsali Province Nothern Laos, these indigenous tribespeople are preparing for a funeral party.

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Hua Pan province, happy girl Houay Ma village

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Akha hill tribe, Ban Boun Tai Northern Laos, blue dye on here hands is from working with weaving products.

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Chain saw man, the saw is as big as the bike, Logging is a bustling trade with wood prices very high due to demand in China.

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Cow girl getting the herd home before the storm hits.
Ponsavan, Northern Laos

Akha woman in the Jungle

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Hmong Villager Muang Pek District Norhern Laos

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Motorcycle seller, Vientiane province

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Goldpanning Ban San Noi Northern Laos

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Phongsali District man making gun from scratch

Kasi district Local kids taking a break from rice farming

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local villager mining gold, Nonghet district Northern laos

Hmong New Year Xieng Khouang Laos Plain of Jars

Hmong New Year Xieng Khouang Laos Plain of Jars

Village girl fishing Kamouane province

Kids in a cart in the rain, Gnomalat

Old woman with small fish for dinner..

Crossbow hunting

Village elder along the Ho Chi Minh trail

Ta Oy Villager

Ta Oy district

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Kids swimming in a fountain Muang Xai District Northern Laos

Brau ethnic villager Attepue province

Dak Cheung district woman smoking a big cigar.

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Ban Bang, Karuem district Ta Oy villager and her baby.

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Bouarapha district 3 kids posing with fish traps

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Catch of the day Saravanh Southern Laos

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Morning light the Mae Ban prepairing breakfast

Mounpalok District Southern Laos young girl going to school

Mounpalok District Southern Laos young girl going to school

Weaver in village Northern Laos

Weaver in village Northern Laos

Army Checkpoint and Cha Hawn

Army Checkpoint and Cha Hawn