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 A dawn visit to see the Monks’ alms gathering ceremony.

As is the hallmark of Orient Express hotels around the world, the difference at La residence Phou Vao, is in the details. Jane Hodges found it the perfect base for exploring the enchanting World Heritage city of Luang Prabang. Perching serenely on Phou Vao, ‘the hill of kites’, overlooking the golden temple-crowned Phousi Mountain and […]

Camera & Campari …the year that was

Boganvillia and Temple, Luang Prabang

Well 2013 has been a big and challenging year. We’ve revelled in travelling to many places – both new and familiar – penned and photographed many tales, eaten wonderful and sometimes weird food, enriched friendships and forged many new connections. We’ve planned and executed our travels around personal loss and serious illness and managed to […]