Photo Adventures with Curiosity and Learning

April 1, 2011:A weekend in Luang Prabang

How I got to Luang Prabang: SQ flight to Bangkok - then BankokAir flight to Luang Prabang

Altitude plot - to BKK and Luang Prabang

plot of flight from singapore to Bangkok to Luang Prabang

I was fortunate to have a seat over the engine - so caught some photos of the condensation vortex on takeoff

apr 01 2729 vortex

Note the shadow of the vortex

apr 01 2729 vortex shadow close

Another view

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Once at the Pumila Guest House - I went walking

apr 01 2865 mekong

Mekong River

apr 01 2875 mekong river

A banana flower

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Another banana flower

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apr 01 2942 sunset

Sunset over the Mekong

apr 01 2992 sunset over mekong

More sunset

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apr 01 3018 sunset luang prabang

This fisherman was passing over the sun reflection

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Sunset man

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Temple top - where I did sunrise

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Then about 6pm - the night market was quite active

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Night street

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Night market

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Night dinner options: Outside food courts

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Bought spring rolls from this lady

apr 01 3208 spring roll lady

Cooking fish

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Fish chef

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Dinner options

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Dinner options

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Dinner options

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Looking across the Mekong

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Night dining

apr 01 3230 night dining

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