The Gold Temple of Vientiene

The story is written by my friend Geno, currently lives and works in Africa. Check his blog for more interesting stories.

This must be the largest golden structure I’ve ever seen. Like something out of an old movie, it’s a tall, golden Buddhist stupa shining in the sunlight. I never expected to see something like this in a poor country like Laos. This beats other golden icons I’ve seen anywhere, the size is just enormous.

This is Pha That Luang, also known as the, ‘World Precious Sacred Stupa’. Read more

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