Laos: Lazy Musings in Luang Prabang

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I spent eight lethargic days in Luang Prabang, Laos. On every block I found a French coffee shop to sip espresso, read a book and watch the orange-robed monks stroll. During the steamy afternoons I napped on the guesthouse porch while my Italian friend Javi strummed his guitar.

I’m not a relaxed person. My mind never quiets. I’m constantly thinking, wondering, stressing, and battling anxiety. Over the years I’ve learned to control my wandering mind, but I’ll always be a thinker and an analyzer.

I’m drawn to naturally relaxed people because I lack that trait. So when Javi said he booked an hour massage I indulged in the relaxation and handed over my $4 with an urge to be pampered.

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