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Street vendors set up for the night market every evening at 5 PM.

THE NIGHT MARKET

Christopher negotiating with a street vendor.

BEFORE THE WEDDING CEREMONY

To enter, the groom must bribe the bride's family.

THE WEDDING

The bride and groom sit across from the shaman who performs the traditional Laotian wedding ceremony.

THE MORNING FOOD MARKET

Shortly after dawn, street vendors line the sidewalk.

Do they really eat bats??

And frogs??

THE HILL TRIBE VILLAGE TREK

Riding to the trailhead in the back of a pick-up!

Hang on to your head!!

HMONG VILLAGE

We hiked through several primitive villages.

A villager weaves a bamboo mat.

THE MEKONG RIVER

Our trek ended as the sun was setting.

THE MORNING MARKET

Is this a local delicacy?

THE MORNING PROCESSION

Villagers offer food to the monks each morning.