Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang, Laos

Wat Xieng Thong Wat Sop Wat Sene Wat Siri Moung Khoung Wat Si Boun Houang Wat Khili Wat Suwannaphumaham Wat Nong Sikhunmuang Wat Thakmo and Wat Aham Wat Tham Phousi Wat Pa Khe and Wat Paphane Peacefulness Temple Pak Ou Caves Royal Palace Truth be told, Luang Prabang...
Wat Si Boun Houang, Luang Prabang

Wat Si Boun Houang, Luang Prabang

While many of the wats in Luang Prabang were renovated in mid to late 20th century, this wat seems older because it was last renovated in 1900. It was built in the mid 18th century. The small sim has 4 columns, 2 round and 2 square, topped with lotus petal capitals...
Wat Siri Moung Khoung, Luang Prabang

Wat Siri Moung Khoung, Luang Prabang

Built in the 18th century, this temple is located on Kuonxoa Road, which is right down the road from Wat Xieng Thong and nestled between Wat Sop and Wat Si Boung Houang. The main sim is a simple structure adorned with graceful cho faa finials. Cho faa means sky...
Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang

In November 2002, my partner and I spent 6 days in lovely Luang Prabang, Laos. Aside from the laid back atmosphere, the excellent weather and the great food, we most enjoyed visiting a number of the Wats in and around Luang Prabang. I am creating slide shows of each...