Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Faces of Laos

Here's a few faces from our trip to Laos snapped by my brother Tim, who I think has a really good eye for capturing the moment, but for goodness sake don't tell him, his head can't get any bigger!
Market seller in Muang Sing
Pipe smoker at Namdee waterfall, Luang Namtha
Householder in Yao village of Jongka, Muang Sing
Hungry baby in village of Nammdaet Mai, Muang SingChatty monk by the name of Olay at Wat Xieng Mouane in Luang Prabang
Pee-bah, a crazy Lao girl we met in Wat Sisaket in Vientiane - she was completely bonkers!


Blogger Zod said...

In Southeast Asia, nicknames are plentiful and colorful as well--some good and some downright rude by Western standards. "Pee-bah" in the Lao language translates to "Crazy Big Sister". I told you...

July 6, 2008 11:08 AM  
Blogger Andy Brouwer said...

Pee-bah was the name I gave her, as I knew it meant 'crazy' - she was good fun and unlike any other Lao girl we met on our travels. she had travelled widely herself and now lives at one of the temples near Wat Sisaket.

July 7, 2008 10:31 AM  

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