July 18, 2018
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Laos
The View from a One-Time Royal Capital

In the streets and markets of Luang Prabang

By Allison Heiliczer

The Buddha was said to have prophesied that the central Laotian city of Luang Prabang would become a rich and powerful capital. It came true: for more than 600 years, this mountainous place would be home to a royal court. Hong Kong-based photographer Allison Heiliczer captures some daily moments there.

Grasshopper seller

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Sorting a new crop of rice

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Carrying greens to market

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Watching her children play in the backyard

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Lunch in the back of his tuk tuk, or rickshaw

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A father waits outside a hospital with his daughter, hoping a doctor will see her soon.

Photographer Allison Heiliczer is based in Hong Kong.

One comment about “The View from a One-Time Royal Capital”

  1. Sally Nelson says:

    Thank you for your visons that you capture in images!

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