Kids coming home from school. (682k) The only traffic light in Phonsavan. (636k) Local communal taxi. (849k) Local taxi fail. (815k) Farm tractor. (1087k) They pack a lot of people on their motorcycles. (644k) Local minibuses. (958k) Large truck with two steerable front axles. This type of truck was very common on the major roads. (875k) Priority boarding sign at Lao Airlines. (624k)
Teak tree farm (Tectona grandis, german: Teakbaum, french: Teck). These were common in the northern parts of Laos. (1220k) Planting a second crop of rice. (1069k) Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus, german: Jackfruchtbaum, french: Jacquier). (961k) My driver makes a killer papaya salad with lots of hot chili. (878k) Grilling fish and chicken in a local restaurant. (1005k)
I visited several markets. Here are some pictures from the various markets.
Luang Prabang morning market scene. (1042k) Luang Prabang morning market scene. (1128k) Luang Prabang morning market scene. (977k) Cooking in the morning market. (935k) Herbs and flowers. (1018k) Meat. (1086k) Large catfish. (979k) Fish. (962k) Seaweed. (930k) Bamboo shoots. (986k) Rice and cereals. (884k) Opening a Jackfruit. (966k) Frogs, crickets, and snails in the morning market. (985k) Live beetles. (944k) Rats. (847k) View of the Luang Prabang night market. (726k) View of the Luang Prabang night market. (870k) Night market scene. (1129k) Night market scene. (948k) Wood carved items in the night market. (1030k) Market in Phou Khoun. (906k) Market in Phou Khoun. (882k) In the market in Phou Khoun. (768k) Dragon fruit in the market in Phou Khoun. (900k) Birds and meat in the market in Phou Khoun. (837k) Snails in the market in Phou Khoun. (746k) Maggots in the market in Phou Khoun. (688k) Chili peppers in the market in Phonsavan. (1036k) Meat in the market in Phonsavan. (703k) Roadside stands selling oranges. (1072k) Roadside stands selling small fish. (1005k) Roadside stands selling barking deer. Finding wildlife in markets was a common occurrence. (625k)