“Try starting your day at Kung’s Café. Set at the end of a tiny cul-de–sac with higgledy-piggledy houses, this café has a uniquely Lao charm about it. Originally started 40 years ago, Kung and her daughter serve various dishes, but their speciality is their mango sticky rice pancakes, washed down with sweet, strong Lao coffee. It will set you up perfectly for the day ahead.
“At the end of the same road is one of Vientiane’s most important temples. There has been a temple on the site where Wat Si Muang now stands for hundreds of years and the ruins of an ancient Khmer Temple can still be seen in the grounds. Known as the Mother Temple, Si Muang represented the good luck that the new capital would have when it moved from Luang Prabang over 450 years ago…”
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