Laos, Travel

Biltmore Garden in November

Again, we didn't get to tour the town of Asheville, North Carolina.  This is a charming little town where time seems to stand still, as you can see that even McDonald looks retro. This made me think of Luang Prabang, Laos where modernization has not touched but embraced what's already there, below is a photo… Continue reading Biltmore Garden in November

Buddhism, Laos, Laos Trip, Travel

Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang

I visited Wat Xieng Thong on November 14, 2008. According to, Wat Xieng Thong is one of the most important temples in Laos. The word "wat" in Lao means temple, in this case, the Temple of the Golden City. Wat Xieng Thong is very old, built around 1560 by King Setthathirat, a patron of… Continue reading Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang