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A lazy boat ride on the Mekong is one of the highlights of Luang Prabang, and you can’t walk along the riverfront without being approached and offered a tour.

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Unless you’ve just floated down the Mekong on a slow boat for two days, a boat trip is a must. This can mean anything from hiring a basic boat on the spot for an hour cruise to a full day tour on a luxury vessel. A terrific time to be on the water is before sunset, when villagers perform end of day ablutions, the fishermen reel in their catch and the glowing orb begins to disappear behind the ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)


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