Thailand is a large established country, with thriving tourism and businesses. The temples are filled with treasures. Bangkok is a huge bustling city, but once you escape to the countryside, quaint charm and beauty abound. The Mekong River flows throughout Cambodia and the temples of Angkor Wat, built for King Suryavarman II in the 12th century enrich the area. Laos is a smaller country where most people are subsistence farmers yet tourism is growing rapidly. A majority of the people in Southeast Asia are buddhists and magnificent temples fill the Country.