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Urban Awakening for a Sleepy Island?

City Diaries,
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 09:00 EST

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arv
arv  
12/2/2012 4:24:54 AM
User Rank Village Voice
in awakening...
Don Det, Laos... is slowly becoming a tourist place with increased focus on tourism... Hope this will not make it to loose its charm Read this

Resurgent phoenix
Resurgent phoenix  
11/30/2012 8:55:23 PM
User Rank Burgher
Sleep in Public
This is a great post.  It must also be a very safe place to be able to sleep in public.  It would be a nice place to visit.

Simon Hersom
Simon Hersom  
11/27/2012 2:24:10 PM
User Rank Urban Legend
Re: Some places should stay as they are!
I can only agree.  One needs an offset to the city

Hazel
Hazel  
11/27/2012 11:03:24 AM
User Rank Urban Legend
Re: Some places should stay as they are!
This is one island where I wouldn't want urbanization to reach. It sounds like an idyllic little place that can take away the pressures of urban life, from the people to their culture and to the actual place itself. I also hope it doesn't change.

Nicole Ferraro
Nicole Ferraro  
11/27/2012 10:09:53 AM
User Rank Staff
Re: Some places should stay as they are!
I agree. I love my cities, but I hope this place is spared the Westernization and urbanization that is taking over the rest of the world.

The photo of the woman sleeping beside the machetes is too fantastic! I just love it.

SylvieBarak
SylvieBarak  
11/27/2012 10:06:54 AM
User Rank Blogger
Some places should stay as they are!
Not everywhere needs to be urban. I think it would be so sad if this sleepy paradise became a sea of bustle and smog.

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