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    Hiking for Buddhas in Laos
    Xieng Khuang province 01.19.2011 TRAVEL INFO
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    Hiking for Buddhas in Laos. A clearance team last week uncovered Buddha images at a new tourist destination in Xieng Khuang province.

    The discovery came as the team cleared land at Xo Mountain in Phoukoud district, finding 12 Buddha images made from silver, bronze and wood, as well as a long piece of metal used for launching a rocket.

    Acting Head of the provincial Information and Culture Department Buaso Mingkhomdang told Vientiane Times yesterday that the timing of...