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How making travel easier will change Laos tourism: new road and railway will draw more mainstream visitors, but will adventure seekers be put off?

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There’s something endearing about travelling in Laos; its rugged, jungle-clad, mountainous interior provides one of Southeast Asia’s great adventures. Because of a lack of modern infrastructure, though, such a trip can be fraught with frustration and uncertainty, especially for those on a tight schedule. Poor infrastructure also sustains poverty in remote regions. For better or […]