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Luang Prabang – temples and night market

Our first stop on this trip through Asia was Luang Prabang (Lao: ຫລວງ ພະ ບາງ) in Laos. Last year, the holiday trip was chosen by Marcelo, this year was my turn. Of course, I chose places in my favorite region of the world – Southeast Asia.

Luang Prabang is a Buddhist city in northern Laos situated in a valley between two rivers, the Mekong river and Nam Khan river. Interesting activities are not lacking here, several Buddhist temples and waterfalls to visit.

One of the points of interest of the city is the night market with several food options and a huge souvenir fair. They close the main street of the historic center around 6pm to set up the fair. Every night in town, our dinner was over there. The options were numerous, snack bars, barbecue of all kinds, noodles and soups of all varieties. Worth it.

During the day, we spent some time in the city visiting Buddhist temples. The most famous is the Wat Xieng Thong and the Haw Kham Royal Palace Museum...

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