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Going by the numbers

Around the breakfast table it was decided: the next day we’d visit some of the wats we’d passed on our walks. Wats are Buddhist monasteries or temples. We don’t know how many wats are in Luang Prabang, but our 15 … Continue reading

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What’s a Wat?

Wats are Buddhist temples, the center for worship for 95% of Thailand’s population.  Chiang Mai has over 200 wats, and they range from modestly sized to jaw-dropping grand.  The wats that we visited are still being used by residents although … Continue reading

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