Luang Prabang

A man on his motorcycle cart travels past some old wooden shopfronts in Luang Prabang, Laos

Old Shopfronts in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of a man on his motorbike cart driving past some old wooden shopfronts in Luang Prabang, Laos. The UNESCO World Heritage listed old town of Luang Prabang is an amazing place to walk around, particularly if you love old architecture… Read More

Old wooden houses and modern cars in Luang Prabang, Laos

Photo Essay: The Streets of Luang Prabang

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Luang Prabang is one of those places that I can just keep returning to over and over again. When I first visited the city a couple of years ago, I was absolutely pulled in by its old town. The picturesque little streets lined with a mix of old French and Asian style buildings made for… Read More

Our tuk tuk after an accident in Luang Prabang, Laos

And then our Tuk Tuk tipped over

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We had just spent an amazing week in Luang Prabang, Laos, but our time in the country was coming to an end. With only a couple of days left on our visas, we began our journey to the Thai border, two days away via a slow boat up the Mekong River. It was raining quite… Read More

Temples of Laos: Wat Sensoukharam, Luang Prabang

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If you love temples, then Luang Prabang will be heaven for you. The spiritual heart of Laos, as well as the ancient capital, Luang Prabang has so many Buddhist temples that you can rarely walk down a street without coming across one. I love Luang Prabang for its beautiful old buildings, its picturesque streets and… Read More

Standing on a cascade at Kuang Si, Laos

Cooling off at Kuang Si Waterfall, Laos

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If you're in Luang Prabang, Laos, and looking for a good day trip outside of town, Kuang Si Waterfall is probably the go to place. You'll no doubt get asked about a hundred times if you want to go and see the waterfall when you're walking along the streets in town, so you definitely won't… Read More

Viharn at Wat Sensoukharam in Luang Prabang, Laos

Viharn at Wat Sensoukharam in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is a black and white shot of the Viharn at Wat Sensoukharam in Luang Prabang, Laos. Although I remember walking past this Buddhist temple when I first visited Luang Prabang, I didn't actually go inside to check it out until my trip there last year. It was certainly impressive and well worth the look… Read More

Handicraft Night Market in Luang Prabang, Laos

Local Handicraft Night Market in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of the local handicraft market in Luang Prabang, Laos. The market stall owners set up their market each evening along the main road in the old town of Luang Prabang, located between Phou Si and the Royal Palace. Most of the products on offer are handicrafts, art, clothes and other knickknacks… Read More

Wat Nong Sikhounmuang in Luang Prabang, Laos

Wat Nong Sikhounmuang in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of the viharn at Wat Nong Sikhounmuang in Luang Prabang, Laos. I had never actually visited this temple when I first visited Luang Prabang, but came across it on my recent trip when I was just wandering around the streets of the Old Town - my favourite thing to do in… Read More

Buddhist Offerings and Candles at Phousi in Luang Prabang, Laos

Offerings and Candles at Phou Si in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of some Buddhist offerings and candles at a shrine on Phou Si in Luang Prabang, Laos. Phou Si is a sacred hill situated in the centre of Luang Prabang, covered in forest and gardens with a small temple and chedi at the top. On the Nam Khan side of the hill… Read More

Panorama of Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang, Laos

Panorama: Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is a panorama of Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang, Laos. I was so happy to be able to return to Luang Prabang recently, and it was even better this time because I got to take my wife with me. This gave me a great excuse to revisit some of the amazing… Read More

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