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Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang
... locals make several types of textiles as well as Laos whiskey and wine (all quite too strong for my taste). The scenery along the river was stunning and I was taken with the rock formations that we passed by with their intricate carvings, colors, patterns and shapes.
In the early hours of the morning I went to see one of the more important rituals between the locals and the monks in the city which is the givings of alms to the monks. Buddhists line up along the ...
... was a bit like Stonehenge as no one knows why they are there. One theory is they were to store cremated remains or food storage but our guide believe they were for water storage. We missed seeing sights two and three due to our delay with flights.
We left the jars at 10.30am for our long journey to Luang Prabang. So for the next nine hours we drove through the some of the most beautiful mountainous country side that you ...
... down and out for the entire day. There were tears.
- Shoutout to the Katz parents for recommending the waterfall park—we LOVED it!!!
- To the pizza guy in Luang Prabang—you are doing everything right. Your pizza rocks.
- To our moms—sorry again about the moped.
- BIG ...
... month except for bathing her baby, drinking certain teas and sitting by the fire to smoke out all sorts of bad things. Her babies wear flower hats so that they are not recognizable to any demons and so that their souls cannot be stolen.
And, since we are a group of teachers, we visited a school yesterday---it reminded me a lot of the schools in India. Very basic, desks in rows for grades 1-5, adorable children happy to show ...
... we spent the day shouting at each other just so we could hear each other. Not a good day at all. After all this though we ended up in Luang Prabang and headed to a hostel. The next few days were basically, go drinking til 11 at night then go bowling ( for some reason the town is famous for late night drunken bowling) then spend the day at the waterfall. The waterfall was one of the best things I saw on my trip and we were there for 3 days in a row, it had about 5 ...