Vangvieng is a city in norther Laos, halfway between Luang Prabang and Vientiane. It seems to attract especially backpackers. There are a couple of interesting caves near Vangvieng. Tubing and kayaking on the Nam Song river is very popular. It is a nice relaxing little town.

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Vangvieng and Nam Song River

Limestone Rock Formation Along
Limestone rock formation along the Nam Song river. (805k)
Small Buddhist Shrine Houses
Small Buddhist shrine. Many houses had these little shrines near their entrance. (941k)
Vangvieng Nam Song River
Vangvieng and the Nam Song river. (752k)
Nam Song River Evening
Nam Song river in the evening with a balloon overhead. (567k)
Bamboo Bridge Over Nam
Bamboo bridge over the Nam Song river. (747k)
Setting Picnic Nam Song
Setting up a picnic on the Nam Song river. (791k)
Boats Nam Song River
Boats on the Nam Song river at sunset. (741k)
Tubing Nam Song River
Tubing on the Nam Song river. (924k)
Tubing Ballooning Nam Song
Tubing and ballooning on the Nam Song river. (626k)
Vangvieng Night
Vangvieng at night. (627k)
Sunset Over Vangvieng
Sunset over Vangvieng. (511k)

Tham Chang Cave

Stairs Tham Chang Cave
Stairs to the Tham Chang Cave. (1430k)
Interior Tham Chang Cave
Interior of the Tham Chang Cave. (653k)
Colorful Stalactites Stalagmites Tham
Colorful stalactites and stalagmites in the Tham Chang Cave. (658k)
Stalactites Stalagmites Tham Chang
Stalactites and stalagmites in the Tham Chang Cave. (713k)
Stalactites Stalagmites Tham Chang
Stalactites and stalagmites in the Tham Chang Cave. (757k)
Colorful Limestone Formations Tham
Colorful limestone formations in the Tham Chang Cave. (643k)

Tham Phu Kham Cave

Trail Tham Phu Kham
Trail to the Tham Phu Kham Cave. (1067k)
Idiot Had Thrown Buddha
Some idiot had thrown the Buddha statue from its pedestal into the cave because he didn't believe in Buddhism. They caught him and he is in jail. (605k)

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