In a very spur of the moment gesture I got on a plane yesterday and came to one of my favorite places on the planet: Luang Prabang, Laos. And I am so glad I did. It is many things, a telecommunications center is not one of them, so wifi is dodgy, ergo my taking 2 days to get this post up. Here are some pictures of this time warp paradise: And you thought French colonialism was over? French influenced food can be found all over town, but no one does it better than the owners of L’Elephant, who have several venues in town one of my favorites is their Cafe Ban Vat Sene where I enjoyed a lovely lunch.The Nam Khan, or slow river, which flows on one side of town the Mekong flows down the other.The main course of my lunch at the Amantaka. The most expensive hotel in town and well worth a visit if only for their $35, three course lunch.
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