Whenever you see posters advertising Luang Prabang you will see images of waterfalls. One day we went to visit one of the national park and to see the waterfalls at Khang Si.
First we walked past the large enclosures of the bear rehabilitation centre and were pleased to see that the bears seemed well fed and in good condition. Notices on the enclosures emphasised that the bears were given lots of hammocks, tyres, pipes, etc. to play with because it was important to give them a stimulating environment.
Then we walked up to the falls. We climbed up a steep and difficult path to about half way up to the top of the falls but decided against going all the way to the top as it was too difficult. The falls were most attractive with limestone pools of milky turquoise water which reminded me very much of Pamukkale in Turkey. Although we had taken swimming things we didn’t swim because the water was too cold.