Jan 272014
 

Southern Houaphan province is a hive of activity with a new  district center under construction.

 

Xam Tai road marker

Xam Tai road marker

 

Giant water wheels

Giant water wheels

 

Wood bridge

Wood bridge

 

Selling produce

Selling produce

 

Happy fuel seller Xam Tai

Happy fuel seller Xam Tai

 

Muang Kuan arial photo

Muang Kuan arial photo

 

Main street of new district center

Main street of new district center

 

Kids at local market after receiving some lollies

Kids at local market after receiving some lollies

 

Ethnic Villagers Deep in Southern Houaphan Province

Ethnic Villagers Deep in Southern Houaphan Province

 

Fog rain and slippery tracks

Fog rain and slippery tracks

 

 

Cool Night in the mountains

Cool Night in the mountains

 

Lao Hai ceremony in a remote village Houaphan Province

Lao Hai ceremony in a remote village Houaphan Province

 

Old stupa near new town

Old stupa near new town

 

School sign

School sign

 

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Bamboo bridge crossing a river Southern Houaphan province

Bamboo bridge crossing a river Southern Houaphan province

 

Tree on main street being cut for new power lines

Tree on main street being cut for new power lines

 

Remote village Houaphan

Remote village Houaphan

 

Red Road Rain and Fog

Red Road Rain and Fog

 

Fuel full in a remote village

Fuel full in a remote village

 

lonely border guard at remote crossing to Vietnam

lonely border guard at remote crossing to Vietnam

 

Weaving village along the Vietnamese border

Weaving village along the Vietnamese border

 

Inescapable memories of war Huaphan Province

Inescapable memories of war Huaphan Province

 

Friendly villagers helping repair a bike

Friendly villagers helping repair a bike

 

Border Post Vietnam

Border Post Vietnam

 

Main street fogging morning

Main street fogging morning

 

Doi Mai Lak Muang, Xam Neua

Doi Mai Lak Muang, Xam Neua

 

Rains clearing and setting sun, Houaphan province

Rains clearing and setting sun, Houaphan province