Land of a Million Elephants
a comparatively undiscovered country. A mystical land
of mountains and forest it has so far escaped the dramatic
industrial development that has gripped most of its neighbours.
country offers real tranquillity with its French colonial
character still very much intact along with many Buddhist
temples and pagodas.
Vientiane, situated on the banks of the mighty Mekong river
has changed little over the years and still offers an exotic
veneer of French Culture.
Prabang is the old royal capital of Laos and is one of Asia's
most beautiful cities. Surrounded by forested mountains,
the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, old villas, temples and civic
buildings nestle among palms and tropical foliage as though
the city is in one big garden.
through Laos will give you a great insight into this ancient
and secretive land for so long closed to the rest of the world.