Left: the meeting of Heung and Mekong river. You are on Thai soil, Ban Hta Di Mi village in Chiang Khan district, Loei.
The opposite side is Sayabouri (also spelled Xayaboury or Xayabouri) province of Laos.
The river on the left is Heung which flows into Mekong seen on the right. On the right of Mekong (not in the photo)
is Vientiane province.
Right: The old houses lined the main street of Chiang Khan town on the Mekong river bank.
Left: An old traditional house in Chiang Khan. Most of these houses have two levels: the ground floor being living area
or shop selling grocery, snacks and drinks and maybe home accessories too.
Upper level is the family area consisting of bed rooms. Most part of the house is made of wood.
Right: An evening atmosphere on a walkway along the Mekong river bank, behind the row of houses in Chiang Khan.
Left: A scene from highway 211 between Chiang Khan and Si Chiang Mai / Nong Khai. The route 211 runs parallel
alongside the Mekong river and offers many beautiful view points. In some parts the road is sandwiched between the river and
Right: The Buddha park (Sala Kaew Koo or Wat Kaek) in Nong Khai. The compound houses many large and