Laos, with its Theravada Buddhist culture, pristine countryside and French influence, is one of the great treasures of Southeast Asia. It is a truly unique and delightful country to visit. Coverage of all the entry points from Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and China into Laos. Comprehensive information on all the sights, from Luang Prabangs''s exceptionel religious sites to Vientiane''s french colonial heritage. Extenssive listings on all practical aspects of travel. Packed with reliable maps and illustrated line drawings.