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Laotian Temple Town

Luang Prabang, Laos © Charles & Mary Love

Luang Prabang, declared a World Heritage Site in 1995, has recently started appearing on the radar of adventurous travelers—particularly those seeking a novel and exotic alternative to  Southeast Asia’s better-known—and more crowded—destinations.

Not long ago,…Continue Reading

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Burma Now!

Temples at Bagan, Burma © Charles & Mary Love

This largely unvisited land of Buddhist temples and exotic landscapes, officially called Myanmar, is back in the news!

Improved relations between the U.S. and Burma, signaled by Hilary Clinton’s 2011 visit, has aroused interest…Continue Reading