Jennifer Patience's PhotoBlog

Surrounding Vang Vieng are amazingly dramatic karst rocks and fields and fields of rice. In the summer when I went, the rainy season, it was hot and humid and…

In the southern part of Laos are the 4000 islands. Laos has no coastline but the Mekong runs the length of the country and in the south bordering Cambodia,…

As the monk from this photograph here [photoblog.com] was walking through the rice fields, you couldn't help but be struck by the amazing pureness of the…

Outside some of the temples and sights in Bangkok, it is well known to encounter some scammers that will tell you that the “museum is closed” or “there is a…

Phonsavan, east of Luang Prabang in Laos, is particularly famous for the mysterious and old Plain of Jars. However its more recent history from the 1960's and…

32km south of Luang Prabang is a beautiful waterfall that is a very popular trip to make. Many of the tuk-tuks around town try and drum up business to take you…

While this this photo doesn't necessarily have the most interesting subject matter as NOTHING is happening, for me it is all about the colours. This was taken…

Inside the Royal Palace Museum compound in Luang Prabang there was a smaller building housing a number of buddhas and a kind of boat. But it was on the way out…

On the mainland of southern Laos close to the 4000 islands there is a series of 13km rapids, the Khon Phapheng falls. The water here is tremendously fast and…

One of the most interesting things about staying on the 4000 islands in Laos was observing how people lived on the river. I was surprised at how empty, for…

I love taking photographs of patterns and this stack of bamboo hats on a boat at the floating market just outside of Bangkok was too good to miss.

Laos is a green and lush country, especially during the summer rainy season, where you will encounter many different animals: cows, buffalos, chickens and goats…

Laos is a country with very few major roads. In some cases it is difficult to get from one town to another by road; this is when travelling by river makes a…

On the way to the top of Phu Si, a large hill in the centre of Luang Prabang, is a smaller temple Wat Pa Huak. Inside, the walls are covered with murals and at…

About 2 hours north of Luang Prabang by boat is are a couple of caves carved out of the limestone cliffs. The lower of the caves are full of Buddhas, all of…

The minute I arrived in Laos and saw these, I loved them. I wasn't going to be happy until I had had a ride in one. It may be uncomfortable bumping around on…

I left Luang Prabang for a couple of days to go to on a two day adventure to learn to become a mahout : how to control an elephant whilst riding (the secret is…

On the same photo expedition on Don Dhet that produced this photograph [photoblog.com], we also came across a girl fishing. She had a simple basket and was…

On a day tour to see the three Plain of Jars sites in Phonsavon, we had almost made it around all three when the rain finally set in. As is my experience when…
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