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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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