Vieng Xai

Vieng Xai

stumbling upon the quasi-birthplace of Laos, a city of importance

Location: 

Viang Xai, Laos

Duration: 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Vieng Xai: arriving in the first city (or rather village) of Laos
  2. Vieng Xai Caves: built into beautiful limestone karst mountains
  3. Pathet Lao: former capital and quasi-birthplace of today's Laos
  4. Roadtrip: being trapped for a few days to repair my motorbike
  5. Forgotten: in sharp decline since the capital moved to Vientiane

Image sources

  1. Greeting from the first Laotian city
  2. Sunset over Vieng Xai city
  3. My first Laotian food, yummy
  4. Vien Xai Caves from the distance
  5. Limestone karsts like in Vietnam

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