Archive for the ‘Laos’ Category
BANGKOK, THAILAND, 4 February 2010 – Khiri Travel has launched a “Tribes and Rivers of Northern Laos” tour. The luxury seven-day tour is part of the company’s Khiri Gold collection of travel experiences. Khiri Gold tours are designed for discerning top-end travellers who require authentic travel without compromising comfort levels.
Laos has opened a network of caves in Viengxay which were used as a shelter during the time when Americans planned to bomb the communist troops. Laotians now hope to lure international tourists to the intricate cave system. Laos hopes to bring international tourists to Viengxay in Houaphanh Province. The location is sometimes considered the [...]
VIENGXAY, LAOS – A new audio tour launched 18 November in a remote corner of Indochina brings alive the story of America’s ‘secret war’ in Laos. Between 1964 and 1973 America, which was at war with North Vietnam, secretly dropped more bombs on neighbouring Laos than were dropped on Europe in the whole of World [...]
Laos, once known as the Land of a Million Elephants, faces warnings from conservationists that it could lose its herds within 50 years if it does not move quickly to protect them with tourism eyed as a possible savior.
VIENGXAY, Laos (eTN) – A collection of dramatic caves that provided shelter to 23,000 Laotians during nine years of aerial bombardment in the Indochina War, has now been opened to the public. Between 1964 and 1973 Laos became caught up in a secret war that remains largely ignored in world history. Up to 480 caves [...]
VIENGXAY, LAOS, March 6, 2007/eTNÃ‚Â — A collection of dramatic caves that provided shelter to 23,000 Laotians during nine years of aerial bombardment in the Indochina War, has now been opened to the public.