THE NIGHT MARKET
Christopher negotiating with a street vendor.
BEFORE THE WEDDING CEREMONY
To enter, the groom must bribe the bride's family.
The bride and groom sit across from the shaman who performs the traditional Laotian wedding ceremony.
THE MORNING FOOD MARKET
Shortly after dawn, street vendors line the sidewalk.
Do they really eat bats??
THE HILL TRIBE VILLAGE TREK
Riding to the trailhead in the back of a pick-up!
Hang on to your head!!
We hiked through several primitive villages.
A villager weaves a bamboo mat.
THE MEKONG RIVER
Our trek ended as the sun was setting.
THE MORNING MARKET
Is this a local delicacy?
THE MORNING PROCESSION
Villagers offer food to the monks each morning.