This is the oldest city of Laos, its ancient capital, and now the cultural and religious center of the country, its main attraction, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The city is located about 400 km north of the capital Vientiane on the banks of the Mekong River, at an altitude of about…
Check internetsailors for Laos in 2011.
Social conditions Health conditions and welfare have improved over the past three decades, but Laos is still one of the poorest countries in East and Southeast Asia. In 2008, it was estimated that 19% of residents were chronically malnourished, mainly children in rural areas. In this respect, nothing had improved during the previous ten-year period….