Photo du Jour: A Grassy Shrine and A Rainbow Tuktuk – Laos

A tuktuk sits on a hill overlooking grass-covered That Foun (also called That Chomsi). The brick stupa (Buddhist shrine) was built in 1576 in an ancient capital city, Xieng Khuang, in present-day Muang Khoun (northeastern Laos). In the 19th century, Chinese bandits tunnelled into the stupa’s interior, creating the entryway that is visible today. They spirited awayContinue reading “Photo du Jour: A Grassy Shrine and A Rainbow Tuktuk – Laos”