Mekong River

Square in Vientiane, hot as can be in the middle of the day but a gathering place for young people and families in the evening.  Good place to meet teens who want to practice their (usually limited) English.

Clothing and fabric market in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Me on the hill with the wat in Luang Prabang

Sunset from that same hill overlooking the river

Me in Luang Prabang

Waterfall about one hour from Luang Prabang.  If you are brave enough you can go up to the second level and leap into the fairly deep pool to swim in clear, cold water.  If you are even braver, you can carefully swim up to the edge and look over while the water rushes around you and over the falls.