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Monastery Flowers

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May 24th 2011
This town came with a big reputation. Caroline, a Swiss girl of whom I met in India, rated this as one of her top places to visit in six months of backpacking. Her first recommendation was to stay at a guest house situated near the Buddhist monasteries. She said the monks wake up at half four in the morning to do a important ritual, of which I could watch from the comfort of the guest house. It di ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

Lao or Laotian Flag Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
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