patuxai, vientiane

Means Victory Gate or Gate of Triumph It is a monument in the center of Vientiane built in 1962 or 1968. The cement was donated by the US government. The original intention for the donation was to build an airport runway. It became a vertical runway as a result. The monument is situated on Lan Xang Boulevard, which has been called the "Champs Elys?es of the East".

Direction Walk 0.03 km or 0 mins south east from last photo
Location Luang Prabang, Vientiane, South East Asia, Laos, Asia
Info F 4.5 1/800 ISO 80 with Canon PowerShot G9
Continent Asia Country Laos
State South East Asia City Luang Prabang, Vientiane
Weather sunny Temperature hot
Event Flight, City Walk Day Fly to Vientiane
Activity nam phu Date 2008:10:02 12:23:04
Make Canon Model Canon PowerShot G9
Width 4000 Height 3000
Flash Off, Did not fire Focal 16.8 mm
Exposure 1/800 F Number 4.5
ISO 80 White Bal. Auto
Metering Multi-segment Compensation 0
Hyperfocal 9.79 m Latitude 17.9628333333333
Longitude 102.610333333333 Altitude 173.2359467 m
File Size 5.8 MB
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