Wanderlustress

Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Tag Archives: buddhist temples

Tour Guide Snapshots

Ten days hosting visitors meant playing tour guide for most of that time and while my guests were either wrangling their children or off in a far corner of a … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 8 Comments

End of Buddhist Lent and Loi Krathong in Luang Prabang – Part III

After seeing this photo that my husband took on our first night in Luang Prabang when he went out to explore the night market, I was excited to go back … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

End of Buddhist Lent and Loi Krathong in Luang Prabang – Part II

The need to finish up my posts about our recent trip to Luang Prabang is a poor disguise for a severe case of procrastination disorder but some priorities need to … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 6 Comments

End of Buddhist Lent and Loi Krathong in Luang Prabang – Part I

The day of the 11th full moon marks the end of the Buddhist lent three month retreat and is a highly celebrated occasion in Laos. This year it fell on … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 13 Comments

Textures at Haw Phra Kaew

Sightseeing with toddlers doesn’t allow for any contemplative time at all when visiting historical sights. As I crane to eavesdrop on the guides lecturing to a tour-group, my eyes are … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

A Morning Walk at Pha That Luang

Someone had told me about an organic produce market across the street from Pha That Luang every Saturday and Wednesday mornings from 8am-12pm and I was determined to check it … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 6 Comments

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