What To Do In Laos

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Laos officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), is one of the poorest nations in South-East Asia. A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar and China to the north.

Thailand promotes itself as amazing, Vietnam can well be described as bustling, Cambodia's Khmer temples are awe-inspiring, Myanmar's junta is barbaric... but the adjective most often applied to Laos is forgotten. Although there are a few grand (but relatively unheard of) attractions, those visitors who are drawn by the laid-back lifestyle and the opportunity to knock back a few cold Beerlao while watching the sunsets on the Mekong will simply explain the attraction by revealing that the true meaning of "Lao PDR" is Lao - Please Don't Rush.


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Vital Stats

Region Info Southeast Asia
Population 578.8 million
Highest Altitude 5,881 m
Hkakabo Razi, Myanmar 19,295 ft
Lowest Altitude -1 m
Bacoor, Philippines -2 ft
Lowest Temperature -8.0 °C
Various Unofficial 17.6 °F
Highest Temperature 45.8 °C
Minbu, Myanmar (1998) 114.4 °F

Travel Trivia

The Arctic and Antarctic Circles are approximately how many degrees of parallel latitude from the equator?

Trivia: The Arctic and Antarctic Circles are approximately how many degrees of parallel latitude from the equator?

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