Category Archives: Laos


New Images – Luang Prabang, Laos, in Black and White

    I am pleased to introduce a new photo gallery: “Laung Prabang in Black and White.” Consisting of thirty-five of my best images created in a warm toned black and white, they were taken in and around this […]

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POD ~ Outdoor Kitchen at a Laotian Buddhist Monestary

While wandering along a path that followed the Mekong River on the bank opposite Luang Prabang in Laos, we came upon a small Buddhist Monestary.  Being mid-afternoon, the only sounds were the birds and insects. […]

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The Orange Robe

There are some thirty-four active Buddhist Temples or Wats and an estimated 2,000 monks in and around Luang Prabang, Laos. Boys as young a ten years old can enter a temple to receive religious training […]

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An Artist’s Palette ~ Laos by Lynne Mayhew

We awaken at dawn to the sound of a distant gong. The air is crisp and misty with fog.  From the balcony, we watch as processions of Buddhist monks leave their monasteries and walk through […]

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Nixon’s Bomb

Thin Hong is a tiny Hmong village on the banks of the Mekong River some twelve miles upstream from Luang Prabang, Laos. We had come to deliver some much needed school supplies and to get […]

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Postcard from Luang Prabang, Laos

Laos, or officially, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic has a population of slightly over six million and shares borders with  Burma, China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Though there are periodic elections, there is only one […]

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