$1 USD = 8,640.75 Kip

Vietnam's up-river neighbor, Laos, has been experiencing a resurgence in tourism, but it still deals in one of the worst currencies in the world. A single U.S. dollar will buy you 8,640.75 kip.

Laos home to the Indochinese tiger, the giant guar, the Asian elephant and a thriving Opium trade.

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