A monk checking his email at one of Luang Prabang's many internet cafes.
Luang Prabang is full of Buddhist temples, most of them active with novice monks practicing their religion and studying at school. Many are eager to practice English and hand out email addresses to stay in touch. We read that most men in Laos have been monks at some time or another during their lives.
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