The wonderful ambience,the beautifully kept streetscapes, the superb ancient temples, the gorgeous river side setting with mountains in the background, the yummy food, the lovely people, the cool evenings and mornings,the monks procession, the Buddha caves, the royal palace, the peace of not having many vehicles, lovely guest houses and small hotels, the charming laneways..........the flowers......
Well. what more can we say, you must come here soon.
Some shots from our stay in Luang Prabang
Our car awaits to drive us to the airport, a $20 splurge, a five minute drive one way.
View from hotel restaurant
Lanes connecting streets in town are beautifully planted
Euphorbias ar very commonly used here
Temple in Royal palace grounds
Royal palace museum
Ancient Buddhist Wat
Even more Buddhas
View from restaurant where we had lunch on Mekong River
We are coming back in November 2010 for an extended stay before it gets too touristed, and before we can no longer afford to travel