Luang Prabang Archive

Magic Travel Blog – Trip Update 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Magic Travel Blog Trip Updates 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

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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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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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Kuang Si Waterfall Near Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfall is a beautiful series of dozens of connect pools, many of which you can swim in. It’s about 30 minutes drive outside of Luang Prabang. Beautiful blue water, Laotian countryside, surprise sun bears. What more could you want? Getting transport out to the waterfalls is no problem. Walking around central Luang

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Luang Prabang’s Traditional Arts & Ethnology Museum

If you have a few hours to spare in Luang Prabang, we really recommend you check out the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Museum on Kitsalat Road behind Dara Market on Phou Si Hill. It is a wonderful place to spend a few hours learning about Lao Heritage, Dating, Wedding and Marriage Traditions. The Traditional

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Luang Prabang Walking Tour

Luang Prabang in Laos is a gorgeous city. There is a lot to see in such a small space. We have created a mini walking tour of Luang Prabang so you can see exactly what we saw on our walk through Luang Prabang. If you haven’t been yet, hopefully this will send you on

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Luang Prabang – Baguettes And Fruit Shakes

  Hello French influenced Luang Prabang, Laos! How we love you already. Our love for this city took a whole of five minutes of walking down the street from the slow boat pier where we saw signs for sandwiches, baguettes and fruit shakes… Bread! Oh my, was that a sign saying Cheese too? Heaven!

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Nagi of Mekong Slow Boat Cruise Review

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Nagi of Mekong Slowboat CruiseCruising part of the Mekong River proved to be a great idea. Especially since we chose the Nagi of Mekong to take us slowly from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang in Laos. When we started researching getting from northern Thailand

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