Laos vietnam map. The mekong its an exotic name guaranteed to fire up the imagination with such iconic sights as angkor wat halong bay and luang prabang. I scanned series l7014 svn and l7015 laos 150000 metric topographic maps to create these digital map images and superimposed place names and markers on the images. Bombs craters tanks guns remote tribal villages lost roads of the ho chi minh trail incredible picture history. Home to quirky cafes and extravagant culture it is a city where dreams come.
And the ones who love wooden traditional junks the vietnamese newspaper thanh nien announced in 2016 that there are no fewer than 553 tourist boats in the two bays of halong and bai tu long however only 202 are licensed for overnight stays. The map shows vietnam officially the socialist republic of vietnam a country in mainland southeast asia. From north to south the uplands of northern vietnam can be divided into two distinct regionsthe area north of the red river and the massif that extends south of the red river into neighbouring laos. With the junk along the bays.
The following 186 digital map images cover areas in south vietnam north vietnam cambodia and laos. Brief overview of vietnam war. Explore vietnam cambodia laos northern thailand holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. The english word laos was coined by the french who united the three lao kingdoms in french indochina in 1893 and named the country as the plural of the dominant and most common ethnic group which are the lao people.
Of the ho chi minh trail today. This page contains a map detailing the major battles of the vietnam war with related reading on the vietnam war. There are plenty of things to do and interesting places to visit.