Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

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A gray day in Luang Prabang, great for slow strolls in temple gardens, looking at ancient historic sites and contemplating life and the universe and everything. This is from the gardens of Wat Xieng Thong, near the Mekong river. The temple ground are scattered with small buildings abd structures, mowt of which are covered in beautiful artwork, tiles and mosaic.

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A: Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

por Christoph Lueken, 50 metros de distancia

Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

B: Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

por Tord Remme, 60 metros de distancia

A gray day in Luang Prabang, great for slow strolls in temple gardens, looking at ancient historic si...

Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, Laos

C: Watxiengthong

por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 80 metros de distancia

Watxiengthong

D: Vat Souvannakhiri, Luang Prabang, Laos

por Christian COSTEAUX, 120 metros de distancia

Wat Souvanna Khiri was built in 1773 by Chao Kham Sattha. I believe he was a monk, but I am not sure,...

Vat Souvannakhiri, Luang Prabang, Laos

E: Takbat

por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 180 metros de distancia

Takbat

F: Vat Sene in Luang Prabang, LAOS

por Christian COSTEAUX, 220 metros de distancia

Vat Sene temple in the royal city of Luang Prabang, Laos

Vat Sene in Luang Prabang, LAOS

G: Wat Nong Sikhounmuang, Luang Prabang, Laos

por Christoph Lueken, 390 metros de distancia

Wat Nong Sikhounmuang, Luang Prabang, Laos

H: Cardboard/Bamboo restaurant at Mekong Riverbank, Luang Prabang, Laos

por Tord Remme, 460 metros de distancia

During a tour up the Mekong River, we noticed some awesome low tech no name restaurant located on the...

Cardboard/Bamboo restaurant at Mekong Riverbank, Luang Prabang, Laos

I: The Morning Alms

por Christoph Lueken, 620 metros de distancia

The Morning Alms

J: Vat Pa Phai in Luang Prabang, Laos

por Christian COSTEAUX, 650 metros de distancia

The gilded and carved wooden façade of Wat Pa Phai monastery in Luang Prabang, Laos is more than 100 ...

Vat Pa Phai in Luang Prabang, Laos

Este panorama fue tomado en Asia

Esta es una vista general de Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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