Vang Vieng is a small town on the Nam Song river near Vientiane, Laos. It rests in a scenic area which the locals rely on tourism for income.
1: In this photo you can see the Nam Song River, with the nearby town and limestone mountains in the background.
2-3: The Blue Lagoon is a tourist and picnic area with crystal bluish green water popular with tourists. Depending on the time of day it can get crowded.
4: Just nearby, if you climb these stairs…
5: …then down these rocks into Tham Phu Kham Cave…
6: …you can see an awesome cave temple!
7: Some people prefer a quiet spot to be alone.
8: …or to strip down to their skivvies for some boating (I really have no idea what they are actually doing).
9-10: There’s plenty of gorgeous landscape all around you in Vang Vieng.