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Pakse

 

a city and port in southern Laos; situated on the Mekong River at the influx of the Done River. Capital of Sedone Province. Population, 50,000 (1958). Pakse has an airport. The city is the commercial center of an agricultural region on the Bolovens Plateau. It exports cardamom, cotton, tobacco, and cattle.

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From Laos, the blood samples were collected from Viangchan and Louangphrabang (VC and LP, Central area) and from Pakxe (PK, Southern area).
16 October 2013; Lao Airlines ATR 72-600; RDPL-34233; flight QV301; near Pakxe, Laos: The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Vientiane, the capitol of Laos, to Pakxe in southern part of the country.
This woman, working on a sugarcane farm near Pakxe, Laos, is making molds for candies produced from the sugarcane she grows, harvests and cooks.
For my second example (opposite, top left), I used a telephoto zoom lens set at about 200mm to flatten perspective in this photograph of a row of tombs in a Buddhist cemetery in Pakxe, Laos.