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Mekong River and boardwalk  
   

Mekong River and boardwalk

Chiang Khan
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March 31st 2007
I spent a couple of days in the charming little town of Chiang Khan which is located on the banks of the Mekong River. The town has narrow streets and is full of rustic French architecture. The day in Chiang Khan begins with the gentle tolling of the local wat's bells at around 6 am. And then you see the line of 5 or 6 monks walk past on the street and the locals run out from their houses to p ... read more
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