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Vat Phou – I Want to Sit and Drink Tea in Front of This Ruin!

I don’t know why but it just seems like a cool thing to do. Just be there, drink tea or maybe fall asleep on the steps at the temple. Yeah, that’s it! Have some lunch there and then wander around canadian pharmacy levitra. It’s kind of a pre – Angkor Wat which to me is something older and cooler than something already old and cool………………..I’m going.

For a good explanation on Vat Phou, look here.

Plain of Jars – Awesome to see…and a little hairy.

The Plain of Jars is one of those trippy places that make you feel that history is not even close to what our teachers said it was like. It was way cooler. Why, for example, would a culture in Laos build hundreds of huge jars out of stone and then just leave them lying around the countryside? These things are gigantic and took a lot of work. What were they for? How did they make them?

One thing to note before you go busting out there is that during the Vietnam war, a lot of cluster bombs were dropped in this area so a lot of unexploded ordinance remains in the area. Definitely off the beaten path and you will need a licensed guide. For more information, this site seems to have some great insights on the place.