Mekong Tourism Service Center
The first major state lao - Lansang - formed in the middle of the XIV century. In 1707, Lansang split into principalities Luang Prabang and Vientiane. In 1893, Laos, turned into a colony of France (formally a protectorate). The people of Laos, raised rebellion against French rule (in 1901-1907, 1910-36, etc., respectively). In 1941-45 Laos was under Japanese occupation. During the national liberation struggle of anti-colonial movement emerged Lao Issar (Free Laos). October 12, 1945, it declared independence of Laos, but France in early 1946 re-occupied Laos. In 1953, France recognized the independent Kingdom of Laos. In 1960, the country turned a civil war between communist, neutralist and right-wing groups, which lasted (with interruptions) until 1973. In December 1975, proclaimed the formation of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
National Agency for Tourism in Laos / Lao National Tourism Administration (LNTA) - the state organization at the ministry level, directly under the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism. Since 2007, its stretch is headed by Mr. Sophong Mongkhovilay.
The objectives of the Agency include the following:
- Development of a national strategy for tourism Lao PDR,
- Legislative activity to regulate tourism and hospitality industry, to create a legal framework to allow tourism to function as an equal branch in market conditions,
- Discover cheapests flights to Mekong and Lao PDR
- Marketing activities to attract tourist flows in the Lao PDR...
From the bottom of the temple on the mountain is broad and fairly steep stone stairs (on the sides instead of the usual stone fences - rows of stone phalluses). Right and left in a fog (or rather, in the cloud) can be seen some badly damaged buildings (renovation, apparently, started from the bottom, and up until your hands are not reached). From the top of a beautiful view of the lower church, reservoir, and stretching down to the coast of the Mekong valley. On this site stands a stone church with no roof, but with a carved stone walls. Inside the temple - but the open air - there is a statue of Buddha. Another statue - in the meadow to the right of the church. In the temple, in his rear, and remained a symbol of Lord Shiva - Linga. To him from a small cave (or large indentations) on the wooden pipe drains water from a sacred source.
Before arriving in Lao PDR, tourists are recommended to make sure the insurance company actually existing insurance policies in Laos and to compensate the cost of treatment, as most medical institutions in the country is not connected to the electronic payment system, in many provincial hospitals do not have access to the Internet. And any place you can get online access use www.gb958.com
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Lao People's Democratic Republic - a state that has no outlet to the sea in Southeast Asia with the capital Vientiane. In the west, bordered by Thailand to the east - with Vietnam in the south - with Cambodia, in the north - with the Yunnan province of China, north-west - with Myanmar.
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