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Pakse and Champasak – A Choice Between Two Cities

Southern Laos is one of those proverbial "off the beaten track" destinations. It’s easy enough to get to, and get around in. There is just enough tourism infrastructure to make it possible to see the sights and enjoy a nice

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Pakse Coffee Shops

The first time I arrived in Pakse, I was dying for a decent cup of coffee. After three days in the Thai town of Ubon Ratchathani I was desperate for a good cuppa. Fortunately, Pakse is not only a significant

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The Buddha Park, Vientiane – Picture of the Day

Today’s picture is of the "Buddha Park" just outside Vientiane in Laos. The quirky park on the banks of the Mekong is like a low-budget Buddhist theme park. The Buddha Park near Vientiane, Laos

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Best of the Web – 3 March 2010

I’s like to think that I have all the information you could need to plan your trip to Southeast Asia, but the truth is there’s a lot of good web sites out there, as well as news from around the

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