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We woke this morning after a relatively noisy night of what sounded like kittens missing their mother only to find that we did not have any warm water. If we were not fully awake before the shower we certainly were after it.
Down the hill and back onto the boat for another day on the river. Today was hotter and stickier than yesterday but …
The pace in Luang Prabang is somewhat slower than in Vietnam. Breakfast this morning was an open air restaurant at the front of our hotel, overlooking the Mekong River, watching the locals come and go on boats and listening to the sounds of the villages across the river. Passing traffic consists of dogs, women with baskets and the odd scooter, how …
An early start today, 5am, but I did manage a cup of tea before going to watch the monks take alms at dawn, really cold this morning but will hopefully warm up as it did yesterday. About 200 monks and novices, some as young as 8 years walk from the 34 temples through Luang Prabang getting mostly sticky rice from villagers. All had bare feet, they …
... the last 2 days in Laos have been blue skies which is the first time since we have been here. Finally some serious tanning weather! Overall not too bad Laos!! In summary- We liked Vang Vieng better...just more our style. Best eats..... baguette- Vang Vieng street stalls restaurant- Laos smile restaurant in Luang Prabang buffet- street stalls of Luang Prabang soup- Indigo cafe- Luang Prabang Drinks of choice..... BeerLao Lao vodka (otherwise known as the poor mans ...
Luang Prabang is a small town surrounded by water, the Mekong river on one side and the Nam Khan river the other. Being a former French colony it has a huge French influence, a lot the buildings are like an old French village almost St Tropez like, street vendors are selling baguettes and croissants and even classy restaurants and wines bars over looking the river. However there is loads of temples, traditional Asian street ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSala Prabang Luang Prabang
Nice hotel with comfortable clean rooms. It has a good quiet location near to the main road and night market. Would stay here again. A fridge in the room would have been nice but we got by ok.
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