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Jarred Tree

This tree grew in the middle of the jar causing it to break into several parts.
Phonsavan, Plain of Jars and UXOs

April 12th 2007
Phonsavan is an unassuming town east of the capital, Vientiene. Although it may not look like much from the window of a bus, it has a lot of history. It is known for two famous things. The first being that it is home to the Plain of Jars, five sites of huge sandstone jars dating 2500-3000 years old. They are not quite sure what they were used for, but most agree they were for their dead, a kind ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Phonsavan

Lao or Laotian Flag Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
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