Visiting the former royal city Luang Prabang in Laos

Temple in Luang Prabang, Laos

Although I did make some postings about Luang Prabang, I saw that I actually not made postings from my latest trip to Luang Prabang in 2008. Yes some years ago already. The first time I was in Luang Prabang was in 1997 when we had planned to stay 2 or 3 days but stayed for about 1 week at the then brand new Say Nam Khan River View Hotel (and it is still there). The next time I did return I was on a tour of duty in 2004. The next time and last time (until 2020) was in 2008 when we stayed at the lovely Lotus Villa in the historical quarter. Luang Prabang is the former capital and former royal city of the former "Kingdom of Laos" and still the capital city of Luang Prabang province. Located at the confluence of the Mekong River and Kan River, about 300 km north of Vientiane. And it is world famous as 'Unesco World Heritage Site" with beautiful old temples and French colonial style houses. Following are all photos from 2008.

Temple in Luang Prabang, Laos

Temple in Luang Prabang, Laos

Temple in Luang Prabang, Laos

Old car parked in front of hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos

View over Khan River in Luang Prabang, Laos

View over Luang Prabang, Laos

Sunset in Luang Prabang, Laos

Stairs to Phu Si in Luang Prabang, Laos

Staff at Lotus Villa in Luang Prabang, Laos

Sun drying of rice cookies in Luang Prabang, Laos

Lotus Villa in Luang Prabang, Laos

View over the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos

Main street in historical center of Luang Prabang, Laos

Main street in historical center of Luang Prabang, Laos

Back street in historical center of Luang Prabang, Laos

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