Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Vi boede lidt udenfor Luang Prabang på Zen Namkhan Resort. Et fanstisk skønt sted, stille, med naturligt vand ti swimmingpoolen og lutter gode ting på menukortet.
Et sted i nærheden havde den lokale landsby lavet en "elephant village" hvor man kunne komme tæt på elefanterne. Lidt længere borte havde de lavet en turist-park omkring et …
... a smoothie, a lime and honey crepe, and a banana Nutella crepe. I'm going to miss being greeted by her warm smile every morning and waving to her from across the street as we approached her food stall. In the beginning, all of the loas ladies would say 'Saibaidee!' And have their menus out pointed towards us as we (and every other tourist) approached the food stalls. But by the end of the week, only our lady would ever have her menus ready for us. It's as if ...
... in anticipation of the first sight of those orange robes. As they approached, we followed along side the locals and opened our rice baskets in preparation. The monks walked along side of the street in what seemed to be oldest to youngest. They would have their baskets open and everyone would put a little bit of food inside their basket. The locals ladies were using their hands to form the sticky rice into little balls, but I preferred to use the spoon ...
... breakfast back at the guesthouse. Lena talked about how disrespectful some of the tourist were when they were giving alms to the Monks this morning. Many of them just show up without doing any research on the appropriate clothing to wear and how to actual give alms in a respectful and traditional manner. There are lots of rules which I will go into more tomorrow as Lena, Charly and I decided we would wake up early and give Alms at a temple the ...
... leaving by 5am but we all forgot. Luckily the guards were both there and we were able to leave promptly. I walked down the block to Charly's guest house and rang the bell outside so the guard woke up while Lena ran back to our guest house to get her camera which she forgot. We were a bit out of it so early in the morning. The climb up to the temple was dark and steep. It was a good thing we all had torches (flashlights to the non-british folks). It took ...