XIENG KHUANG PROVINCE
Inside a Fifteen-Seat Yun-12 Airplane (WHOA!)
Just a Few of the Many Kinds of Mines and Bombs
Used in Lao During the "Secret War" of the U.S.
The Lao Use What They Find:
A Fence Made of Bomb Casings
The Logo for the Mines Advisory Group:
Trying to Save Lives from Millions and Millions of Mines
A Humongous Jar at Hai Hin, the "Plain of Jars"
A Statue of Kaysone, The Lao PDR's First President
Some Young Hmong Children
A Burned-Out House at Ban Sieng Dii:
Some Hmong Still Seek Independence Through Rebellion
Some More Hmong Children
The Jars at Site Three, Hai Hin
A Mountain Rice Field During the Dry Season
A House in a Village of the Khammu, Lao's Original Inhabitants
A House of the Lao Loum, the Country's Majority People
A Dish of Foe: Vietnamese Influence in Lao
Bomb Craters Cover the Landscape of Xieng Khuang,
A Reminder That Lao is the "Most Bombed Country Ever"
Next Laos installment COMING SOON!