Laos is a Southeast Asian nation crossed by the Mekong River and known for rocky territory, French pioneer engineering, slope clan settlements and Buddhist religious communities. Vientiane, the capital, is the site of the That Luang landmark, where a reliquary supposedly houses the Buddha's breastbone, in addition to the Patuxai war commemoration and Talat Sao (Morning Market), a complex stuck with sustenance, garments and specialty slows down.