Sandra from NY recently traveled around in Laos, and took this picture, a few hours north of Vientiane, the capital.
It underscores once more that one can play petanque anywhere.
Almost daily we get calls from folks wanting to know what size 'rectangle' you need. My answer is always:
"Don't worry about a rectangle. As long as you have an area of at least 12 x 36 ft, you're fine. Bigger? Even better. Round or oval? No problem."