Oasis of Serenity

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Maureen O'Brien

The morning ritual of giving alms in Luang Prabang, Laos, is fraught with chaos, but observing this woman, alone and off the beaten track, gave us an opportunity to witness the ritual in an oasis of serenity. Her meditative reverence nearly brought tears to my eyes.

Location: Luang Prabang, Laos

 

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