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Laos: Three towns, a field of jars and 4000 islands

July 21st 2006
Vientiane Next time you walk into the local branch of your bank, take a moment to count how many cash machines there are in it. More than one? Congratulations, you are in the presence of more ATM's than there are in the whole of Laos. Vientiane, the country's capital, is the location of this unique money withdrawal machine. The word capital usually conjures up images of skyscra ... read more
Asia » Laos

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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