The Mekong River is a source of life for everyone that lives within its reach. On Si Phan Don, the Four Thousand Islands in the very south of Laos, the locals would join the tourists on the river. Unlike the tourists, the locals were there to fish, and everyone, even the children would do their part.
I’m in love with this photo – new desktop wallpaper!
With the FIFA World Cup taking over televisions everywhere, I can’t help but remember my own partaking in a similar festival two years ago, when the EuroCup was being held in Poland and Ukraine, and I was living in Gdansk, one of the host cities.
Just a sweltering 45 minute bike ride away from the guest houses in the Si Phan Don islands in Laos, is southeast Asia’s largest waterfall by volume. Millions of liters of water per second are said to cascade down the Khon Phapheng Waterfalls, with the highest flow recorded being 49,000,000 litres.
Aren’t the colours surreal? No editing on this one!