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Vientiane, Laos  

Vientiane, Laos

Laos

November 11th 2007
We started in Luang Prabang & spent some time exploring the many Wats in the small city. As we went from Wat to Wat, we noticed that many of the monks were busy building bamboo paper mache boats. We asked several people what was going on & got many different answers. Eventually we found out that they were getting ready for the End of the Rains Festival. There was going to be a huge alms giving ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Khong Island

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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