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Unexploded Ordnance: The Deadly Menace of UXO in Laos.

Unexploded Ordnance: The Deadly Menace of UXO in Laos.

2 months ago
For a modern-day take on the Vietnam War, Adventure Backpackers and the perils of trekking into the War-ravaged jungles of Asia, see: http://peteralanlloyd.com/back-part-2/backpackers-meet-the-vietnam-war-back-screenplay-finally-finished/ The below is an outstanding collection of Associated Press photos, containing some very poignant images of the legacy of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and the bombing of Laos, both of which are relevant to the plot of my Vietnam War/modern-day ... Read More
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An American Hippie Visits Opium Dens in Vientiane, Laos, At The End Of the Vietnam War.

An American Hippie Visits Opium Dens in Vientiane, Laos, At The End Of the Vietnam War.

3 months ago
 Above Photo: A Laotian settling in to take opium in 1969 (© Terry Wofford, uwdc.library.wisc.edu) Laos, Vientiane and drugs are all relevant to the plot of my novel BACK, although in a twenty-first century, backpacking context. The below are recollections of Ken Liss, a native San Franciscan and former third world budget traveler who spent a month living in Vientiane, ... Read More
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Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants: The story behind one PoW’s incredible escape from Laos.

Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants: The story behind one PoW’s incredible escape from Laos.

4 days ago
Dieter Dengler just after his rescue. For a modern-day take on the whole POW-MIA issue and of those left behind in the jungles of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia after the war, please also see: http://peteralanlloyd.com/back-part-2/backpackers-meet-the-vietnam-war-back-screenplay-finally-finished/ This below is adapted from an article  by Zoe Brennan in the UK Daily Mail, about the ONLY American POW ever to escape from Laos, out ... Read More
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John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

8 months ago
Liverpool from Wapping (1875)  I’m a massive fan of John Atkinson Grimshaw’s art. For many years I have seen his paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road (shown above and below) in books, articles and even pubs all over the UK. I’ve always thought they were magnificent examples of Victorian urban art, and they came across my path again recently when I ... Read More
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Interviewing A Khmer Rouge Police Chief in Cambodia.

Interviewing A Khmer Rouge Police Chief in Cambodia.

1 month ago
Above Photo: Boy punished, Khmer Rouge Crucifixion style, for stealing food in a Khmer Rouge refugee camp (histclo.com). “Before this he’d been beaten and would have been killed had third parties not been present in the camp.” Note: In this article I have used many examples of Khmer Rouge cruelty. In fairness to the former Khmer Rouge official I interview below, ... Read More
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