Of the nations in SE Asia, Laos retains its rural sensibilities more than most. It is a sparsely populated place unbeholden to the trappings of modern life, and one defined by hilly terrain, buddhist monasteries and colonial architecture.
Si Phan Don: Where The World Chooses to Stand Still Our correspondent gurgles with the vague kind of sentiment only a riverside setting in Laos can bring. Continue reading
Wat Phu Champasak: The Ruined Temple Guarding Laos’ Past Our correspodent explores Wat Phu Champasak and is blown away the sheer scale and history of the temple. Continue reading