Patuxai (literally Victory Gate or Gate of Triumph), formerly the Anousavary or Anosavari Monument, is a monument in the center of Vientiane, Laos built in 1962 or 1968. It is dedicated to those who fought in the struggle for independence from France. Although bearing a general resemblance to the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, it is typically Laotian, decorated with many kinnari figures.
Mithridates VI wearing a lion head, 120 BCE- 63 BCE. King of Pontus, centered below the Caspian Sea, was the Hellenistic enemy of Rome. He controlled most of the shores of the Black Sea and its huge resources. In his first war, he conquered all of Asia Minor, where he massacred resident Romans and Italians. He took Greece before Roman legions forced him back, in his 3rd war he was pushed into Crimea where he killed himself.
Laos is making a name for itself as a destination for thrill-seekers and adventurers, with many activities centered around the scenic area of Vang Vieng. If you’re heading to Laos in search of adventure, here are some activities you might want to try.
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