Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang
... adds up to hundreds of monks who take different routes depending on where in town their temple stands.
The ritual is done in silence. The almsgivers donīt speak, nor do the monks. The monks are supposed to walk in mediation, and the almsgivers reciprocate with respect by not disturbing the monksī meditative peace. For hundreds of years, the ritual has cemented the symbolic relationship between the monks and the almsgivers. The laypeople are making merit while the monks are being fed. ...
... there’s plenty of space available. It’s very sad to see. We head back to the car park and grab a quick fruit shake before jumping in the van and heading back to Luang Prabang. It starts raining on the way back, the first we’ve seen here in Laos – we expect more given it’s the start of the wet season over here. We depart and agree to meet up later to see the sunset. Sadly, again it doesn’t happen, as there’s too ...
Today we had a 10 hour boat trip. We had a private long boat and the family driving us lived on it. It was lovely, especially after are expectations have become so low! We had no electricity and knew we would not for 2 days as tonight we would be at a small village for a home stay and tomorrow another 10/12 hour boat trip. With no phone we really enjoyed the views with sandy beaches along the river and mountain landscapes untouched! We also spent much more time ...
... a lady boy show. It was pretty good fun, the song My Way was particularly good as during the song a pretty woman removes fake breasts, make up and wig revealing an ordinary looking guy. After the show we went for a few more drinks and found a beer pong table!
Next a return to Bangkok with a visit to the impressive Golden Budda temple and a wander through China Town followed by some local street food. A farewell meal and ...
... floor overlooking the garden.High wooden ceiling & polished wood floor. Nice breeze with the windows open. Strolled down to Ock Pop Tok-going out this afternoon to their weaving centre on the other side of town. Round the corner for a foot massage(B35)-only people in there. As we left at 1pm,a long procession with the coffin at the front,being steadied by monks on the back of a truck drove past - followed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking