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Monks are given rice by faithful women  on their early morning walk through Luang Prabang

Sticky Rice

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

After living in Asia for three years I thought I had tried every kind of rice dish imaginable. Laos held proved me wrong.

Destinations: Vientiane | Pakxan | Luang Prabang | Vang Vieng | Savannakhet | Pakxe | Luang Namtha | Laos | Plain of Jars | Lancang-Mekong River
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Laos' Nam Theun II dam

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

HANOI, April 2, 2005 - After unceasing financial and political fights, the immense Nam Theun II dam project in Laos is assured of going ahead after a decision by the World Bank to give it support and...

Destinations: Vientiane | Laos
Topics: Economy

Poverty-stricken Laos looks to dam for salvation

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

NAKAI PLATEAU, Laos, Dec 1, 2002 - As barefooted, half-naked children and foraging pigs run circles around him, Siphouan Syphachanh, the headman of Sop Phene village in central Laos, yearns for an end...

Destinations: Vientiane | Laos
Topics: Economy
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