Sunday, February 28, 2010

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Billboards in the afternoon sun

Engine oil and the Football World Cup - one of those obvious sponsorships. No wonder I don't work in advertising

Friday, February 26, 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Seafood on the beach

We spent Tet up at Mui Ne, with the kids loving the rough and ready beachside seafood restaurants. Slipper lobsters, crabs, prawns, squid, a few greens and some rice at a cheap price - a perfect way to round out  a day

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Saturday, February 13, 2010

True Manhood Rich Scotch Whiskey

There is nothing in this bottle that equates to scotch whiskey. That being said it is probably aptly named as only a fool wanting to prove their 'manhood' would actually want to drink it

Friday, February 12, 2010

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

More Wat Xieng Thong detail

I will finish the Luang Prabang series with another photo of Wat Xieng Thong. This is the detail from the top of the shingled roof.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Nam Khan river - Luang Prabang

The bend in the Nam Khan river before it joins the Mekong creates the old town peninsula (to the right). This bamboo bridge only exists during the dry season when the river is low, as the water rises the owners pull it down and wait until later in the year once the wet season is finished to rebuild it

Monday, February 08, 2010

Reflections at Satri House

If you are ever heading through Luang Prabang, take some time out at Satri House. The place is simply amazing

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Door detail at Wat Xieng Thong

One of the most beautiful and important temples in Laos, the detail in the timber at Wat Xieng Thong is just fantastic.

Saturday, February 06, 2010

Wat roof

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, or simply Wat Mai, is the largest in all of Luang Prabang. Its massive roof is simply stunning with steep inclines slowly flattening out as they get closer to the ground. It is more spectacular when lit at night

Friday, February 05, 2010

Standard street view in Luang Prabang

Easily the prettiest city in Asia, the World Heritage area of LP is simply stunning

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Monday, February 01, 2010

February Theme Day - Wood

The town of Luang Prabang in Laos has magnificently restored and maintained colonial architecture. The wooden shutters pictured here at Satri House are a standard adornment of most windows

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