- 3. Despite the occasional hiccup, the US and Laos have had quite cordial relations.
- 4. In the late 1970s Laos fell within the orbit of Vietnam and the Soviet Union.
- 5. Facing total defeat in Vietnam, the French subsequently conceded full independence to Laos.
- 1.Town of Luang Prabang
- 2.Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape