Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wat Phrathat Haripunchai (with Thai temple terms explained)

Wat Phrathat Haripunchai is one of the most famous (and most holy) temple complexes in northern Thailand. It is believed to have been founded by Queen Chamathewi in the grounds of her palace, sometime in the 8th century.

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Wat Phra Yuen at Lamphun

Wat Phra Yuen, located 1 km. east across the bridge over the Kuang River in front of Wat Phrathat Haripunchai,  is one of oldest temples in Northern Thailand.  Lamphun (formerly Haripunchai) is amongst the oldest cities in Thailand and predates … Continue reading

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A Taste of Lao – Local Lao Cuisine

Kin Khao – “eat rice” is the daily celebration of life, and the way of cooking what you “eat with rice” – kin kap khao – reflects the Lao attitude to life.

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40 Great Ways to Experience Luang Prabang, Laos

To get the best travel experience of Laos, leave your guidebook in the room and just explore. You haven’t been to Laos if you haven’t experienced any of these!

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