Young Lantien woman -Ban Nam Lue
A young Lantien woman in the village of Ban Nam Lue, about 12 km west of Luang Namtha town.
She is wearing a 'celestial crown', a traditional head adornment worn at weddings and ceremonial occasions. These are usually made of silver, and handed down from mother to daughter.
Canon EOS 5D, f/2.8 @ 50 mm, 1/160, ISO 800, No Flash
© Kees Sprengers - Ethnic Diversity in Luang Namtha - Laos