เที่ยวหลวงพระบาง | Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, Part 3

Read Part 1, Part 2 We spent a total of 3 nights in Luang Prabang. Our flight back didn’t leave until 5pm, meaning we got plenty of time to walk around even in the last day. After the first two days of continuous downpours, the rain eventually slowed down into a splatter and enabled us to complete our mission to climb the revered Phusi Mount which is opposite to the National Museum. It is a known fact that there are 328 steps up to the top of Phusi. It is also a general advice to go there at dusk, to watch the breathtaking sunset over the Mekhong and nestled town of Luang Prabang and to bring along a torch since there’s no lights...

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เที่ยวหลวงพระบาง | Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, Part 2

Read Sabaidee Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, Part 1 So, we woke up the next day to the downpour that came with the typhoon Kalmaegi that hit hard the northern hemisphere of Laos. The rain started in the night and didn’t stop until midday. In fact, it kept showering way into the remains of the day with low clouds hanging over the Luang Prabang’s mountain ranges. Anyway, we remained in the room until late morning and finally went down for the breakfast. น้ำเชี่ยว น่าทวน Upstreaming the #fast #flowing #mekhan #river in #Laos A video posted by Oh Sirin (@ohhappybear) on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:52pm PDT One thing so...

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เที่ยวหลวงพระบาง | Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, Part 1

We were at Luang Prabang of Laos not too long ago just to wind down a bit. I was just breaking off from a tedious project and my hubby hadn’t visited the place before. Also, the month of September was a low season there, meaning cheap hotel deals and direct boutique flight :D. Last time I was in Luang Prabang was over, perhaps, 15 years ago. I remembered it as a dusty small town with gorgeous old buildings and magnificent temples and so serene Mekhong River. One drag though is that we were staying at a very very gorgeous hotel out of the old town and that meant we needed to be couriered by a tuk tuk every time we want to stroll in the...

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