As you may have gathered, we've learned to upload photos to this blog. We've got tons and tons of them, and thought you might want to see a few now. Plans are to upload many of them to Shelli's Flickr page: flickr.com/photos/objetsparis, but only a few are there as yet.
All the temples in Luang Prabang mean there are lots and lots of monks around. Most Laotian males spend some time as a monk, and many start young, as it's often their only hope of getting an education. These novices were adorable:
Children start early to contribute to the family income. This girl in Luang Prabang is selling vegetables in the street.
A particularly nice example of inlay work on the wall of one of the temples in Luang Prabang.