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Discover Ban Don Sak in Laos

Ban Don Sak in the region of Laos (general) is a town located in Laos - some 232 mi or ( 373 km ) North-West of Vientiane , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ban Don Sak is now 07:20 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Vientiane " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Phayao, Mae Chan, Dok Kham Tai, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. When in this area, you might want to check out Phayao . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ban Don Sak ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Golden Triangle, Kings Roman Group Casino on the Laos Site

0:37 min by iffi147
Views: 12921 Rating: 5.00

This Casino is located opposite Sop Ruak (Golden Triangle), Thailand, in the Mekong river. The Chinese invest there into a huge entertainment complex, worth 200 to 300 million USD. The leading company ..

Golden Triangle - Thailand, Myanmar & Laos

6:25 min by andrenok
Views: 10374 Rating: 4.50

After our visit to Doi Tung we went to Mae Sai at the Myanmar border, which is Thailand's most northern point. From there we went to the Golden Triangle in Sop Ruak, where we took a boat trip over the ..

En el Vertice del Triangulo de Oro - Tailandia

2:13 min by calicatras
Views: 5141 Rating: 5.00 La zona denominada Triángulo de Oro de Tailandia está repleta de pequeñas aldeas silenciosas, y rios caudalosos, en una escena salvaje, casi como de Indiana Jones. Por los alrededores ..

Hey, that's my Mum!

0:26 min by GTAEF
Views: 1687 Rating: 5.00

On Nam Khong's first trip to the grassland Pumpui takes a short suckle on Makam - Nam Chok adds security and Lam Yai looks on. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia)

The Golden Triangle is one of Asia's two main opium-producing areas. It is an area of around 367,000 square miles that overlaps the mountains of four countries of Southeast Asia: Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Along with Afghanistan in the Golden Crescent, it has been one of the most extensive opium-producing areas of Asia and of the world since the 1920s.

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Located at 20.36 100.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Border tripoints, Crime in Thailand, Geography of Southeast Asia, Illegal drug trade in Southeast Asia, Opium

Ruak River

The Ruak River is a river at the Thai-Burma border. It originates within the hills of the Daen Lao Range, Shan State, and becomes the boundary river between Thailand and Burma at the confluence with the Mae Sai River at the northernmost point of Thailand. It then meanders to the east until it empties into the Mekong River at Ban Sop Ruak, Tambon Wiang, Chiang Saen district, Chiang Rai Province. The boundary section of the river is 26.75 km long.

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Located at 20.37 100.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Burma–Thailand border, Geography of Chiang Rai Province, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Burma, Rivers of Thailand, Tributaries of the Mekong River

Mekong River massacre

The Mekong River massacre occurred in the morning of 5 October 2011, when two Chinese cargo ships were attacked on a stretch of the Mekong River in the lawless Golden Triangle area of Southeast Asia. All 13 crew members on the two ships were killed and dumped in the river. It is the deadliest attack on Chinese nationals abroad in modern times.

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Located at 20.28 100.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: 2011 in Burma, 2011 in China, 2011 in Thailand, Chiang Rai Province, Mass murder in 2011, Mekong River, Murder in Burma, Murder in Thailand, People murdered by organized crime, Piracy

Ko Chang, Chiang Rai

Ko Chang, Mae Sai is a village and tambon (subdistrict) of Mae Sai District, in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. In 2005 it had a total population of 9964 people. The tambon contains 13 villages.

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Located at 20.43 99.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiang Rai Province, Tambon of Chiang Rai Province

Tachilek Airport

Tachilek Airport or Tachileik Airport is an airport serving Tachilek (Tachileik), a town in the Shan State of eastern Burma.

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Located at 20.48 99.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Airports in Burma, Buildings and structures in Shan State