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The Plain Of Jars

April 24th 2009
The Plain of Jars consists of several sites with thousands of large stone jars dating back to 500 BC. Nobody is quite sure what the jars were used for. Some speculate that they were for rice storage; some say they were funeral urns. I rented a motorbike with two Americans and a Scottish guy and headed out to two of the sites. The mystery of the jars and the beautiful rolling green hills made a ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Plain of Jars

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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