The story of Parasol Blanc is intricately intertwined with Laos royalty, culture, religion and entrepreneurialism. 18th century royal guard Phao Vithamaly had a highly entrepreneurial son Tieng Vithamaly. He used the earth from a deserted land to produce bricks to build temples. Over time, the removal of the soil forms a crater. Today, this crater is a beautiful lotus pond, nestled in the middle of Parasol Blanc, protected by the UNESCO Green Zone. Tieng partnered with another entrepreneur to build villas around the pond to share Luang Prabang history to the rest of the world. Parasol Blanc has 30 superior and standard rooms, an outdoor pool

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