Luang Prabang Archive

Magic Travel Blog – Trip Update 2

Time for Magic Travel Blog’s Trip Update 2! It has been about six weeks since we last did an update. Our first update was from Kuala Lumpur all the way through Malaysia, into Thailand, up to Chiang Mai where we went to the dentist a lot. We ended our trip update just before we

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How To Get From Luang Prabang To Vang Vieng Easily

There is one thing you must remember about transportation in Laos. Everywhere is a long way from where you are now. Sure, in distance, Vang Vieng is only 218 kms away. Well that is what google maps tells us anyhow. In reality, that small distance is on very skinny, windy, hilly, and pot holey

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Stray Travel’s Bus Tour – Long Thaang Pass – Day 5

Stray Travel’s Bus Tour – Long Thaang Pass – Day 5: Phonsavan to Luang Prabang Depart: 12:00pm – Phonsavan – Arrive: 06:30pm – Luang Prabang Visit a couple of the Plain of Jars sites, head to a “Spoon Man” who melts down old bombs and makes spoons and jewellery out of it, then back

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Stray Travel’s Bus Tour – Long Thaang Pass – Day 1

Stray Travel’s Bus Tour – Long Thaang Pass – Day 1: Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw Depart: 8:30am – Luang Prabang – Joma Cafe – Arrive: 11:40am – Nong Khiaw Arrive early in Nong Khiaw to explore northern Luang Prabang Province Today was the day. Day one of a day five day hop-on hop-off

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Sunrise Alms Giving In Luang Prabang

The early morning alms giving ceremony is a Luang Prabang tradition. Each day a procession of dozens of saffron robed monks snake through the center of town collecting donations of food for them to eat later in the day. In other parts, monks go out in groups of one to three to collect alms.

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