Our correspondent heads into Laos and, in amongst the colonial architecture, Mekong tributaries and historic sites, attempts to expand his vocabulary.
Our correspondent, dazed as though in a reverie, sees the tendrils of Wat Po Champasak swirling throughout history.
Our correspondent gurgles with the vague kind of sentiment only a riverside setting in Laos can bring.
Our correspodent explores Wat Phu Champasak and is blown away the sheer scale and history of the temple.
Our correspondent breezily goes with the flow in southern Laos.
Our correspondent is confronted with a moment of exquisite calm in Laos.