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The Plain of Jars

January 29th 2017
The Plain of Jars is quite a curiosity. Hundreds of neolithic jars are scattered around the landscape and archaeologists' opinions about them are at odds with local legends. Staying in Phonsavan gives you a great base from where to explore the area, but getting there is something of an adventure in itself! We had booked our bus tickets with an agent in Luang Prabang. That meant we were collecte ... read more
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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
4th February 2017

Plain of Jars
We didn't go see this while in Laos. I guess we should have gone. Do you recommend that we go back for this?
5th February 2017

A long way
It's a long journey to get there for half a day of exploring.

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