Laos has a rustic charm that is unparalleled in Southeast Asia. With few international chains and no sense of urgency, it’s easy to feel like you’ve traveled back in time when visiting this landlocked country. These gorgeous images will make you want to sail across the Mekong, climb over the Annamite mountains, or book a plane ticket to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Monks on alms rounds
The Mekong River
Sculpture in Vientiane
Snakes and scorpions in whiskey bottles
Plain of Jars
Looking for more beautiful images of Southeast Asia? Check out these images of Laos’ neighbor, Myanmar.