Category Archives: Laos

My 7 Super Shots

My thanks to Cathy at catbirdinoman who nominated me to participate in HostelBookers 7 Super Shots. The challenge is to choose 7 of your own photos, one for each of the following categories: A photo that…takes my breath away A … Continue reading

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Luang Prabang, Laos ~ Buddhist Monks: Alms Giving Procession

We awaken at dawn to the sound of a distant gong. The air is crisp and misty with fog.  From the balcony, we watch as processions of Buddhist monks leave their monasteries and walk through the streets collecting alms from … Continue reading

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Party Crashing ~ Laotian Style

While staying in Luang Prabang, Laos, we hired a river guide to take us up the Mekong in his long boat to visit a small Buddhist monastery. Our arrangement was for him to pick us up in an hour at … Continue reading

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