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Arrivals and imminent departures: six months in Laos.

October 15th 2020
Which country has the most festivals? With its seemingly endless number of Hindu deities, not to mention the mélange of other religions, I’d have guessed India. However, the Philippines – almost exclusively Christian (predominantly Catholic) - purportedly celebrates some 42,000 all-be-they, typically, at a local village level. And why do I ponder the like? Because Buddhist Laos itself has ver ... read more
Asia » Laos » South

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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