Photo: Marigolds for offerings.

The temples of Luang Prabang

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Life in Laos revolves around the temple and Luang Prabang is especially renowned for its spiritual aura, no doubt partly due to the 34 UNESCO-protected wats, all located within a compact town centre.

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What makes these sacred structures so remarkable is that they are not relics or museums, but rather living, working institutions. They remain home to more than 1,000 novices and monks continuing ancient Buddhist studies and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,700 words.)


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