IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE
Cummings, Joe. Laos: A Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit. Lonely Planet Books, 1996.
Comprehensive information for travellers, including details of Laotian culture, arts, language and food.

 Faces of the Unreached in Laos: Southeast Asia's Forgotten Nation. Asian Minorities Outreach, 1999.
Asian Minorities Outreach is a non-profit community development organization that works in the restricted countries of Asia among remote tribes and ethnic groups. This book contains information on the many ethnic groups in Laos, as well as colour photographs.

 Mansfield, Stephen. Culture Shock! Laos. Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1997.
Information about Laotian customs and culture for visitors to Laos or those who work with Laotians.

 Stuart-Fox, Martin. A History of Laos. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
A book by one of the leading experts in Laotian history, focusing on the country's recent history.

WEB SITES

http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~kongsab/
http://www.travelmedia.com/mekong/lao.html
http://www.laoembassy.com/