What price do you put on a baguette?
Laos and Thailand drive on opposite sides of the roads, so a feature of the Mekong bridges is a crossing-over point halfway where drivers make the switch. It is a useful reminder to those entering Laos that it is a very different world.
What do monks in Laos think of tourists?
Monks with their alms bowls are a familiar sight in the streets of Laos, and a popular subject for the cameras of tourists. But what do the monks think of the visitors?
Luang Prabang is now "Falang City"
Luang Prabang was formerly the capital of Laos. Now it is a tranquil mountain town where Buddhist monks peacefully go about their way – until the tourists come rushing in.
Approach your subjects, but be respectful
You will find beautiful Buddhist temples throughout Laos but it is the human side of Buddhism, the saffron clad monks and students, that makes the most engaging and iconic photography subject.