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OTHER NATURAL SITES IN SAYABOULY
 

 
Earth Pillars
Earth Pillars (Saodin) have stood just outside the Ngeun District center for as long as villagers can remember. No legends exist around these tall soil spikes, and geologists have yet to explain them. Some suggest they are the result of bizarre erosion, as they rise next to an earthen cliff, and with a short hike through rice fields.....

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  Phou Pha Daeng Mountain Conservation Area
Phou Pha Daeng (Steep Red Mountain), Khop District’s highest  peak and the 2.200 ha Phou Pha Daeng Mountain Conservation Area’s centerpiece, rises 1.488 meters above the 10 km-long ridge between Ban Phang Hai and Ban Don Yom in the heart of the district. Along with two fascinating caves, the conservation area is home to deer, tigers, monkeys, and a variety of birds.
   

 
Phabong Mountain
Located on the edge of Khop District in Ban Phabong Village, Phabong Mountain requires an hour-long  clamber up a steep 157-meter outcrop through bamboo and old trees, and is not  for  the timid. However, robust climbers will be rewarded with amazing  views of the valley and town below. The entrance to Phabong Cave  is halfway down the other side, but the descent is for experienced climbers only.
   

 
Pouh Lan & ya Ngork Mountains
According to lore, a Burmese couple-Pouh Lan and Ya Ngork first settled Kenthao centuries ago, and became the ruling family. They had a daughter, who married a prince, and they had two children: a girl, Phengsi, and a boy, Thodam. When his grandchildren matured, King Pouh Lan handed his crown to Thodam, but he died young. A saddened Pouh Lan passed away soon after over worries about his successor. After the former first couple’s death, a funeral procession took their bodies to Kenthao’s northeast, which were named Pouh Lan and Ya Ngork after Kenthao’s founders.
   
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