Mekong Sunsets

They say warm weather is conducive to spectacular sunsets.

But that doesn’t explain why the sunsets on the Mekong were so much more memorable than any I have witnessed in the subcontinent…..and there have been many. I am a West coast girl remember?

Whatever the reason, those moments spent in anticipation of the radiant feast of days end, shall remain some of the most enduring memories of our recent trip.

Sunset
Sunset from the pier, Luang Prabang
Mount Phou Si
Sunset from Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang
Sunset
Sunset from Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang
Mount Phou Si
Sunset from Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang
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Sunset from Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang
Sunset over Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodiai
Sunset over Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Pluck, Cambodia
Sunset, Tonle Sap
Sunset over Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Pluck, Cambodia

The slideshow below attempts to capture our awe, as the sun slowly slipped into the horizon, in a ball of molten gold…..and the twilight sky blushed amber for a moment, before dusk claimed it as its own!

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“…….And the artist drops his
pencil, a
nd weeps in mute despair,
For he cannot paint the glory
That lies in the sunset there.”
~ Excerpt from “At Sunset” by
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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