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Laos and communist flags in from of the Indochina Bank in Pakse, Laos Flags flying in the late afternoon light in Pakse, Laos

Laos, part 1 – Pakse

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Laos, Travel
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Lacking Cambodia’s ruins and tumultuous history, Thailand’s culture and regional power and Vietnam’s long history and story of conflict, Laos seems like the ignored quiet child in the back row of the classroom by comparison.

Yet for all that is understated and little-known about Laos, scratch its surface and you’ll find a fascinating and laid-back nation worthy of far greater attention.