Strolling on the streets of Luang Prabang, Laos

On the Streets of Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang has such a relaxed and lazy feel that I just love. In the area nestled along the confluence of the mighty Mekong and Nam Khan River lie sleepy streets and cobblestone laneways lined with gorgeous lush vegetation mixed with stunning restored French colonial and traditional Lao architecture.   Outdoor cafes, restaurants and bars are…

Beautiful Wat Sene, Luang Prabang, Laos

Wat Sene, Luang Prabang, Laos

The beautiful Wat Sene, also known as the Temple of 100,000 Treasures or Wat Sene Souk Haram, may be similar in overall design to Wat Xieng Thong and Haw Pha Bang, which are two of Luang Prabang’s most well known temples.  On closer inspection though it reveals its own distinct character. This collection of images…

Lao Woman in the Market

Morning Market, Luang Prabang, Laos

I have always found fresh produce markets to be a hotbed of photographic opportunities and the Luang Prabang morning market was certainly no exception. This selection of images represents my morning walk through the market which if you are interested in getting an insight into the people and local life is an absolute must. Enjoy!

The stunning Sim at Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

There are I think a few unmissable sights in Luang Prabang, Wat Xieng Thong is one of them! I am definitely a fan of architecture – Wat Xieng Thong is both beautiful and different with its spectacular coloured glass and tile mosaics. On the main, magnificent Sim building is the Flame Tree of the Forest…

Morning Alms Procession, Luang Prabang, Laos

Last week I spent a few fantastic days chilling out in the ever charming World Heritage town of Luang Prabang in Laos. Blessed with more than 30 temples this ancient royal capital nestled on the banks of the Mekong River retains an aura of days gone by through its sleepy streets and exotic mix of…

The laughing boatman

the laughing boatman, hoi an, vietnam

This old guy was stretched out on his boat sporting a wide, gold enhanced toothy, or perhaps I should say near toothless smile that beamed from his weather beaten face as he went about his business of eliciting customers for a boat ride along Hoi An’s Thu Bon river in Central Vietnam. Always a sucker…