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Communist leader Kaysone's whiskey bottle and glass

A Communist Leader Hat Trick

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

An athlete who scores three goals in a game is said to have achieved a hat trick. In Laos I visited my third Communist Leader memorial. My hat trick accomplishment was a rather surreal experience.

Destinations: Vientiane | Laos
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Adventure | Religion | 20th Century History | Traditions | War & Conflict | Architecture
Colonnaded esplanade leading between the two pools. Beginning in 1996, under the sponsorship of Raffles International Limited, the main building was renovated, restored, and refurbished.

The Grande Dame of Phnom Penh

Robert Tompkins - rtompkins [4,382]

A stay at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. An opulent five star hotel with a long history...

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: 20th Century History | Architecture
Spirit house and shrine, Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Wat Phnom Afternoon

Robert Tompkins - rtompkins [4,382]

A visit to Wat Phnom, the historical origin of the name for the city of Phnom Penh...

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Religion | Architecture
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
Working the River in Phnom Penh

People and Places in Phnom Penh

Ian Miller - fusion07 [255]

Phnom Penh in many ways is a thriving and vibrant city, with its many Old Colonial French buildings and great night life. I have visited it many times and absolutely love the place.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Photography | Architecture
To Vietnam With Love

James Sullivan Perches High above Ho Chi Minh City

To Vietnam With Love - tovietnamwithlove [610]

On my first night in the Caravelle Hotel, I parted the curtains draping my room’s windows, and eighteen floors up, gazed out over Lam Son Square, the cinematic heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Looking up...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | 20th Century History | Architecture
Cambodian's young - Their ticket to a brighter future. Bopha from COSI Orphanage.

A Ticket to Hope - Cambodia

Lee Alvin - oldyonfoldy [801]

A returned visit to the capital city of the "Wild wild east" of South East Asia led me to discover new hope for Cambodia's future through her warm and remarkable young people. Its a city bravely...

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia | Angkor
Topics: Culture | Food | Economy | People | 20th Century History | Shopping | War & Conflict | Architecture
That Luang Temple

Monks, Baguettes & Shopping Too

Joshua Samuel Brown - jbrown [10,407]

Though not often mentioned among Asia's top five must-visit cities, Vientiane should be high on any traveler's to-visit list . While the Laotian capital's days as a quiet backwater (visited chiefly by...

Destinations: Laos | Luang Prabang
Topics: Culture | Economy | Religion | Shopping | Traditions | Architecture | Ecotourism
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture

Lazy Days in Luang Prabang

Philip Game - pgame [2,545]

Lazy days beside the Mekong may not last much longer: the blacktop ribbon has snaked its way north over the mountains. Isolated in the mountains of northern Laos, Luang Prabang, a former royal...

Destinations: Laos | Luang Prabang
Topics: Travel | Architecture
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