Ban Veunxé

Abandoned Populated Place, Khammouan

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Ban Veunxé

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2017-08-10 21.10.58 Credit: hypermobility

Ban Veunxe is an abandoned populated place located in the Khammouan province of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The village was once a thriving community with a population of several hundred inhabitants, but it has been abandoned for many years due to unknown reasons. Despite its abandonment, the village still stands with its houses, temples, and other buildings remaining intact.

The village is situated in a remote area surrounded by dense forests and rugged terrain, with no access to modern infrastructure or facilities. The villagers were primarily engaged in farming and agriculture, and the village was known for its fertile soil and abundant crop production.

Today, the village is a ghost town with no signs of life. The abandoned houses and buildings are slowly being reclaimed by nature, with vines and trees growing over them. The temples and other religious structures still stand, but they are in a state of disrepair and have been vandalized over the years.

Although there is no official record of why Ban Veunxe was abandoned, some locals claim that it was due to a combination of factors, including a lack of access to healthcare and education, natural disasters, and conflicts with neighboring communities. The site remains a popular destination for adventurous tourists interested in exploring abandoned places and experiencing the eerie atmosphere of a ghost town.

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Ban Veunxé Images

Images are sourced within 20km of lat/long (17.16221/105.0524).

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2017-08-10 21.10.58
Xebangfai 2005
Xebangfai 2005
_DSC5588 Serge Caillault, editor and publisher of Spéléo Magazine (<a href="http://www.speleomag.com/" rel="nofollow">www.speleomag.com/</a>). Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (<a href="http://www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html" rel="nofollow">www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html</a>).
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Serge Caillault, editor and publisher of Spéléo Magazine (www.speleomag.com/). Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html).
Khammuan Province
Khammuan Province
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Phong_father_uncleBounmy August, 1995
Phong_father_uncleBounmy
August, 1995
_DSC5584 Mr. Kham's Sawngthaew after several hours on dirt roads (Bernard Hof). Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (<a href="http://www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html" rel="nofollow">www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html</a>).
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Mr. Kham's Sawngthaew after several hours on dirt roads (Bernard Hof). Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html).
_DSC5582 Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (<a href="http://www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html" rel="nofollow">www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html</a>).
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Caving Expedition Khammouane 2013 (K13) to Khammouane, Laos (www.explo-laos.com/Expeditions/2013.html).
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Ban Veunxé is a abandoned populated place in Khammouan, Lao People's Democratic Republic. It has an elevation of 144 meters above sea level. It is also known as Ban Houei Se, Ban Veune Se, Ban Veune Sé, Ban Veunxe, Ban Veunxé. Information correct as at Wednesday 3rd August 2016.

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///escaping.abstracting.bead. Near Muang Thakhek, Khammuane

 

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