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Modern Housing

There was quite a contrast between the traditional housing and the modern housing. This house was recently constructed and was in sharp contrast to other housing nearby.

I don't know who has the resources to make these new homes. In Thailand, we found retired city dwellers returning to the country, building big houses. We also found money coming from other countries (like the US) from emigrants, sending money home to build a new house for their parents.

Perhaps that was happening in Laos, too.