The ruins of Vat Phou in southern Laos hold secrets that are being destroyed by development.

Remains of the day

The tiny temple of Vat Phou in Champasak holds a history that may pre-date that of Angkor Wat, writes Leisa Tyler.

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Vang Vieng, Laos.    untitled1.bmp

The best treehouse in the world

THE kids are like mountain goats. As we climb, the views across the rice fields become ever more breathtaking.

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Vang Vieng Bar River

Down the tube

What started out as a way to relax after a hard day's work has turned into a tourist trap in Laos, writes Larissa Ham.

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Laos. Countryside - Landscape - Old Barn in a Green Field.

Mr Kip's dodgy bike

Novice rider Jamie Lafferty encounters dust, mud and mechanical mishaps on a 450-kilometre motorbike journey.

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Bulls.

What a spectacle!

I may not approve, but I'm not going to preach and tell other cultures how to live.

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