Wednesday, December 3, 2008

More Photos (III) of Luang Prabang, Laos (November 9-12, 2008)

Every morning, villagers line the sidewalks of Luang Prabang to offer sticky rice to the monks
A Buddhist cat pays its respects at this small temple on top of Phu Si mountain
A monk finishes a small wood carving at Wat Xieng Maen
A colorful Akha costume on display at the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre in Luang Prabang. Many different ethnic groups reside within Laos, each with distinct clothing and handicrafts.
The Free the Bears rescue center at Tat Kuang Si Park outside of Luang Prabang is home to a number of Asiatic black bears that have been confiscated from traffickers and poachers
A beautiful sunset over the Mekong River, as seen from the top of Phu Si mountain

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