Tuesday 18 July 2017

Alms Ceremony In Luang Prabang


It is a daily event as the sun rises in Luang Prabang, the ancient capitol of Laos and now a world heritage site and one not to be missed if you are visiting.
The monks of all ages and sizes collect rice and other food from villages and tourists who sit on stools along Sakkaline Road near WatSensoukharam. Your accommodation will advise the best location and can also arrange transport.
Our choice was 
Luang Say Residence was a top class place to stay.

The rooms At 

It is necessary to dress appropriately and also provide good quality food and watch for some local traders who may sell some products for you to give to the monks that is not to standard. Some monks who have fallen ill have attempted to avoid the ceremony and the government is keen to keep the tradition as it is a major source of tourist revenue.

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