Photo: The Mekong passing by.

Things to see and do


Most people pass their time away by heading down to the Mekong and watching the sun set. The skies can be beautiful on clear days and this is a great setting. Between the main road and the Mekong are about half a dozen wats with a few of them containing shy monks learning English. It can be an interesting experience to wander around one of the wats and strike up a conversation with one of the ... Read more about Paksan .

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