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Wat Pha That Luang  
   

Wat Pha That Luang

The golden stupa contrasted beautifully with the clear blue sky. This Wat is something of a national symbol here.
How Now Beer Lao?

January 10th 2008
Orange robes drying on a line strung between two Wats, probably the best beer in Asia, although Dali is a close second. The emptiest roads, where baby humans chase baby hogs who chase baby chicks and then all three stop and turn to you on your rickety bike and jump up and down shouting 'Sabadeeeeeee!' Hills and valleys, jungle like, empty and yet you don't venture down, there might be a mine, yo ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

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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