Laura in Singapore
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Luang Prabang's temples are a restoration work in progress.
Above is before and below is during. Restoration NGOs know what a pediment is - we did not.
Here is a restoration monk at work.
These ones got it right and built the story up with stained glass.
Here, we think monk Jimmy got one wrong, see if you can spot it.
These things go on top of the roof.
And the end result is beautiful!
To protect all of this good work, you adorn your temple with multi-headed snake dragon monsters.