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Laos Laos #

Laos has borders with China, Vietnam, Kambodscha, Thailand and Myanmar. It has about 6,5 million inhabitants and an area of about 236.800 km². Capital and largest city is Vientiane with about 400.000 people. It is located on a curve of the Mekong river and on the border of Thailand

Pictures from Laos, starting with the capital Vientiane Vientiane, Laos

Laos
© Bernd Mader; The Laotian Flag
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane Hotel: Ghosthouse.jpg
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane Hotel: Ghosthouse.jpg
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket (Vat is Laotian for temple )
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisakett
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane Vat Sisaket crinium amabile (Big spider lily, D:Hakenlilie)
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket crinium amabile (Big spider lily, D:Hakenlilie)
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket Horoscope
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane Vat Sisaket
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket monastery
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Vat Sisaket young monks
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Presidents palace
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Haw Phra Kaew Buddhist Temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Haw Phra Kaew Buddhist Temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Haw Phra Kaew Buddhist Temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Haw Phra Kaew Buddhist Temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, parlament of priests
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, parlament of priests
Laos
Foto: Factbook, in public domain; Vientiane, Pha That Luang, the Great Stupa in Vientiane
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader;King Setthathirat and Vientiane That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, That Luang Stupa
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, selling birds
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, selling birds
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Vientiane, Patuxai: Victory gate for freedom from France ca. 1960



Pictures enroute from Vientiane Vientiane, Laos to Lunan Prabung Luang Prabang, Laos via Vang Vieng Vang elephant crossing 18.922737,102.44545,17 and plane of jars Plain of Jars,Xiangkhouang, Laos

Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, Hmorg village, chicken grill
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, Hmorg village, chicken grill
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, rice on market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute at Van Vieng River at Elephant crossing
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, Vang Vieng river
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, Vang Vieng river, early morning
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, main temple of a monastery
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, monastery
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, monastery
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, in a village
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute,village scene
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, garlic on market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, bamboo sprouts on market
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, plane of jars
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, plane of jars
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, plane of jars
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, plane of jars
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute, Durian ("stinkfruit") in market of Xieng Khuang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute
Laos
© Bernd Mader; enroute



In Luang Prabang (In captions always LP for short) Luang Prabang, Laos

Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, hotelroom
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace of king Hophra Bang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Palace with king Sisavangvong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Ho Xieng
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Ho Xieng
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Ho Xieng
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Ho Xieng
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Ho Xieng
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mahathat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mahathat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mahathat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mahathat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Mahathat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Tatluang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Tatluang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Tatluang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Tatluang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Manoram
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Vixaunarat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Aham
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Aham
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Aham
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong, burial chamber
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Outside view of Vat Xieng Thong, Ho Phra Mane
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Outside view of Vat Xieng Thong, Ho Phra Mane
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Xieng Thong That Phetthiem, wood-demon
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Sop
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Sop, wateroutlet
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Senne
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Senne
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Senne
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Senne
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Senne
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Siphoutthabat
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Vat Pah Ouak
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, political party building
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, political party, flag
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, monks
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Nam Kan river
Laos
© Bernd Mader; LP, Nam Kan river



On and along Mekong, Bak OU cave temples (map here), various villages an other impressions and Kuangsi waterfalls near Luang Prabang (map here)
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Laos
© Bernd Mader; On Mekong river
Laos
© Bernd Mader; On Mekong river
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Disembarking to visit the village Ban Xang Hai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Disembarking to visit the village Ban Xang Hai
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Village Temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Oracle in village temple
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Weaving in the village
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Weaving in the village
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Weaving in the villag
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Weaving in the villag
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Traditional medicine
Laos
© Bernd Mader; back on Mekong river
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Carica Papaya near Pak-Ou cave
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Khmu village
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Khmu village
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Cildren in Hmong village Ban Nan Oan
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Woman in Hmong village Ban Nan Oan
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Annona fruit. Sweet and juicy
Laos
© Bernd Mader; basket making in village Ban OU
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Longang fruits. When ripe a bit similar to Litschis
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Village scene with geese
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Rice paddy
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Rice
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Kuangsi Waterfall Park
Laos
© Bernd Mader; One of the Kuangsi waterfalls
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Using Kuangsi waterfall
Laos
© Bernd Mader; One of the Kuangsi waterfalls
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Kuangsi waterfall impression
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Crinum Amabile (Giant spider Lily, D: Hakenlilie)
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Nicolaia Elatior (Torch ginger, D: Fackelinquer)
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Helicona
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Cemetry of soldiers near Luang Prabang
Laos
© Bernd Mader; Cemetry of soldiers near Luang Prabang

A report on travelling the Mekong