Views of Laos: Plain of Jars

28 08 2013

From Luang Prabang we took a long drive to the unlovely town of Phonsavan to explore the Plain of Jars and learn more about the recent tragic history of Laos.

The full set of photographs from this part of the trip can be found here.

Early morning Phonsavan
Town, not yet awake

Explorers on site 2 of the Plain of Jars
Intrepid explorers

Site 3 of the Plain of Jars
Jar, jar, jar

Overview of site 1 of the Plain of Jars
Must count them all

Weaving at the Mulberries Organic Silk Farm, outside Phonsavan
Working ghost

Cluster bomb at Lao UXO Department just outside Phonsavan
Cluster death

Defused bomb at Lao UXO Department just outside Phonsavan
Now safe

Welcoming committee at Phonsavan airport for the visiting Vietnamese dignataries
Wave, with flower


— words by Paul
— pictures by Paul

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