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Photos of khai paen in Laos, Southeast Asia [updated 2009-02-26]


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Villagers along the Nam Tha River
Villagers along the Nam Tha River


Preparing riverweed for drying
Preparing riverweed for drying


Villagers along the Nam Tha River
Villagers along the Nam Tha River


Woman collecting riverweed
Woman collecting riverweed


Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Preparing riverweed for drying
Preparing riverweed for drying


Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Drying khai paen
Drying khai paen


Preparing khai paen for drying
Preparing khai paen for drying


Collecting riverweed
Collecting riverweed


Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Khai paen and rice
Khai paen and rice


Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Man collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Villagers along the Nam Tha River
Villagers along the Nam Tha River


Preparing riverweed for drying
Preparing riverweed for drying


Preparing river weed for drying
Preparing river weed for drying


Bananas, squirrels, colorful songbirds, tadpoles, riverweed, and dried bamboo rats in the Luang Prabang morning market
Bananas, squirrels, colorful songbirds, tadpoles, riverweed, and dried bamboo rats in the Luang Prabang morning market


Woman collecting riverweed
Woman collecting riverweed


Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Preparing riverweed for drying
Preparing riverweed for drying


Khai paen and rice
Khai paen and rice


Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River
Villagers collecting riverweek in the Nam Tha River


Riverweed for sale in the Luang Prabang morning market
Riverweed for sale in the Luang Prabang morning market




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