•The fisherman and the king

The fisherman and the king

A fisherman cast his nets under Chao Anou statue in Vientiane. The icon of Lao nationalism (Vientiane king Anou leaded an important uprising against the Siamese in the 19th century) overtop a country wnere the best part of population still live in small village communities with a subsistence economy. Still, the country economy and infrastructures are rapidly developing.