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.
Sorting a new crop of rice
Carrying greens to market
Watching her children play in the backyard
Lunch in the back of his tuk tuk, or rickshaw
A father waits outside a hospital with his daughter, hoping a doctor will see her soon.