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Submitted 5 days 16 hours ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

High in the mountains of Laos lives a minority society, a group of people with a clan system strong in cultural traditions, forged by centuries of animism and ancestral worship and working the land, that they have survived war, desolation and years of oppression. This is the home of the Hmong.

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

On 18 February 2019, We Are Lao reported “Salavan Opens Secret Waterfall and Caves”. At the same time, Mark Jones, from Megaworldasia.com, began enquiring about Phouphasouk National Park, home of the attractions.

Submitted 9 months 22 hours ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Bikepackers have something BikingMan Laos entrants don’t...time to enjoy the tourism gems along the race route.

Submitted 10 months 1 week ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

A loop with three waterfalls, three provinces, and the coffee harvest highlighted the fourth and final day of hitting Southern Laos’ highlights.

Submitted 10 months 3 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The northern view from the Champasak Grand Hotel presented the bookends for the next two days. Stop 1: a giant glistening golden Buddha surrounded by green at hillside Vat Phou Salao across the Lao-Nippon Mekong Bridge. End game: check out the ongoing development of Pakse’s riverbank.

Submitted 11 months 5 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

The entrance to Vat Phou is actually the exit of the 1,400-metre-long, six-tiered ancient temple complex.

Submitted 11 months 4 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Take a trip 18 km from Phongsaly Town to Ban Komaen’s Green Tea Pavilion and its 400-year-old tea plantation, which some say has the oldest tea trees in the world.

Submitted 11 months 4 weeks ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Check out this clip by professional video blogger and elephant advocate, Christopher Lau, who recently visited Sanctuary Pakbeng Lodge and the Mekong Elephant Park.

Submitted 1 year 4 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

Pheng telephoned during lunch. “Can you ride on my motorcycle?” Why? Lorry still stuck? “No, it’s gone, but there are landslides.”

Submitted 1 year 5 days ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.

A trumpeting elephant interrupted my morning Mekong coffee on the room’s lawn terrace. Pachyderms were bathing across the river. A few hours later, we shoved off in a narrow wooden vessel to visit them. Wendy, the park manager, greeted us.

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