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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.

2 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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POWs Left Behind in Laos? Daniel Borah – Another POW Mystery From the Vietnam War.

POWs Left Behind in Laos? Daniel Borah – Another POW Mystery From the Vietnam War.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: The cave-honeycombed limestone mountains of Laos may still hold clues to the fate of Vietnam War POWs. The plot of my novel BACK revolves around modern-day Adventure Backpackers and the fate of US servicemen left behind in the jungles of Asia after the Vietnam War. So I’m always interested to read about former controversial POW/MIA cases, and the following, ... 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.

7 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.

3 weeks 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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