2011 - The narrow southern part of Laos is located on the Indochinese Peninsula between Vietnam in the east, Cambodia in the south and Thailand in the west. The northern part of the country lies on the actual Southeast Asian mainland, here Laos also shares borders with Myanmar and the southern Chinese province of Yunnan.
Vientiane - capital of Laos, which is easy to explore on foot. There are also numerous temples to visit here, the Pha That Luang, a royal stuba from the sixteenth century, is particularly worth seeing. Other interesting highlights that the city has to offer are Wat Ho Prakeo, Wat Si Saket, the Nachtmark or the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
Luang Prabang - In the early morning the meal takes place here. On many streets the residents sit and distribute rice and food to the monks who are walking by in line. You can buy many handcrafted things in Luang Prabang. The most famous are certainly the Laotian weavings, shawls, silk, carvings and handmade paper. Everything is easy to buy at the night market. In the main street there are numerous shops as well as boutiques and nicely arranged shops. Some paintings can also be bought in the art school, objects made of bamboo and cotton are also part of the traditional on-site offerings.