Monday, November 5, 2012

Enchanting Kuang Si Falls

The Enchanting Kuang Si Falls,28km from Luang Prabang
 is a must see site for all who dropped by this UNESCO World Heritage Site
special for its unique cascading travertine falls.



Camera,Nikon D90
lens used -Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di 11 VC
focal length 19mm,exposure time 1/5s & apeture f/32







a lao boy doing a Titanic pose







focal length 22mm,exposure time 1/4s & apeture f/32



a relaxing calm pool



Cascading down the river









Having a shower at the cascade.



Rope swing jump from tree













An Asiatic black bear rescue centre.



Note the size is almost double that of the Malayan Sun bear.





Saved from it's paw being brewed into this tonic whisky.



Anthony having a look at the map.



Alice waiting at the entrance.



Our ride for the 28km trip from Luang Prabang to the falls
other means of transport there are by chartered tuk-tuk,mini van,bicycle or even walking there.
(note-left hand drive in Laos)







View Kuang Si Falls in a larger map

27 comments:

❤Kamsiah❤ said...

Thomas,thanks 4 sharing picture yg awesome...!!!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Really gorgeous photos, I'm sure you enjoyed your time there!

puteri kasih said...

very beautiful pictures bro..The picture just comes to live when you look at it :)

LoveBug said...

the waterfalls was so amazing. nice shot!

caliph shuriken said...

nice sharing pics, bro.. really like all of them ^^

alicesg said...

Lovely photos. Did not realise that Laos have such beautiful waterfall.

kay masingan said...

tenang tengok gambar di sini..sangat cantik!

Seri said...

nice photos from laos...thanks for sharing...

Badren Awang said...

memang terbaek........

zana said...

nice sharing..awesome :)

Cheqna said...

Hi Thomas,

fantastic pictures and lovely view..love the waterfalls!

Last week I suddenly had the urge to visit local waterfalls after reading MAS mag but then I'm not into trekking for the time being..hehe.

TQ for the info on photos taken...you brought many lenses then?

:-)

thomas said...

Cheqna,
I took 3 lens there and a tripod for the slow shutter
but i was using the new 17-50mm Tamron lens most of the time.

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Finally, managed to see the comment box. The waterfall is so amazing and breathtaking. Looks like you was in Laos and I am planning to go next year.

Wak Gelas™ said...

wak pon dh lama X buat slow shutter atas tripod jugakkk.. ahakkss

gud job thomas..

de engineur said...

Very nice slow shutter shots. Did you also try using ND filter to further slow the shutter speed?

Love looking at these pics!

thomas said...

de engineur,
i have the cokin ND2 but didn't use it
because the speed is slow enough
as the place is shady.

~Beb~ said...

Speechless.. Knape ctk sgt? Boss, bila mau terbang longggg journey?

thomas said...

Nava K,
It will be a journey back to the 70ies.

Cheqna said...

That's for short distance right n not for the macro? At the moment I don't really carry the 2 lens I have thou I have started to bring along the mini tripod that I have, only suitable for indoor..hehe

:-)

thomas said...

Cheqna,
Yah!It's for landscape and portrait because of the fixed aperture
at 2.8,i don't think i have time for macro besides the lens tends to be much heavier.

thomas said...

Beb,
Boss mesti OK punya,Airasia ada mah,
tapi makanan halal limited sikit.

Faaein Talip Roy said...

melihat gambar alam di blog mr.thomas tak pernah mengecewakan saya..
gambar yang sangat indah.. harap sangat dapat menjelajah ke sana juga nanti..

lepas ni travel ke mana pula mr.thomas? =)

thomas said...

Faaein,
Laos is just 2.5hrs away,
lepas ni ada kerja,
mungkin kalau ada kelapangan tahun depan jln lagi.

SandyCarlson said...

These are dreamy!

Jibie Jipp said...

Sad. I was supposed to fly into Laos 2 weeks ago and this waterfall was supposedly in my itinerary. Huhu. Damn my job.

budi os 19 said...

kembali...tururt meramaikan kawan :D

chicken_floss said...

I love waterfall! But these pictures, they really fascinate me.:) cantik.cantik.cantik.

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