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Bears at the Kuang Si waterfalls  

Bears at the Kuang Si waterfalls

Laos - A step back in time

March 31st 2007
Many people describe Laos as Thailand 15 years ago, so I was excited to visit a place which I already knew was going to be basic without a doubt. The first night, we hopped across the Mekong river and stayed at Huay Xai which is a crossing town so slightly more advanced and geared up for western tourists than te majority of Laos. A nice little town with an impressive Temple at the top of a hill, ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane

Lao or Laotian Flag Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
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