Pii Mai - Laos' Incredibly Wet New Years Celebration April 24th 2009 Hi All!
Sabadi Pii Mai Laos - Happy New Year Laos!
It's a jolly old Lunar New Year and the main theme of the celebration is a religious one. Throwing water out from all of the housesto wash away evil spirits, this also includes taking water to the temples and washing the Buddha statues (if you manage to visist a certain number (11??) of temples during Pii Mai you are given good luck for the ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Savannakhet 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