This aerial photograph was taken looking south over the town of Ban Houei Sai (PC 4842, L-25) in Houa Khong Province. In the center, atop a hill with a tree growing inside the grounds, is the old French Ft. Carnot. To the extreme right is the Mekong River. To the extreme middle left is the site for the future new town market (dedicated on April 29,1974). The USAID offices are in the top left-hand corner. To the right of the USAID compound in the next clearing is Wat Paa (forest temple).