Destination Expert Venetia recently spent three days exploring the sleepy temple town of Luang Prabang in Laos. One moment that really stood out on her trip was taking part in the traditional ceremony of Alms giving. Here she explains why the sunrise ritual is not to be missed.
“Early this morning I was collected by my excellent guide Chanh at 4.30am, to go and witness the extraordinary age-old tradition of Alms giving in central Luang Prabang. It is a quiet, simple, and moving experience and feels as though you are have travelled back in time.