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Sunset on the mekong  

Sunset on the mekong

Don Det: 4,000 islands of heaven

March 23rd 2007
Our escape from Vientiane could not have been faster, as soon as the Cambodian embassy opened at 7.30 am on Monday morning we were waiting on the doorstep. While we were waiting for the visas we searched for the cheapest and quickest way out of this tedious backdrop of boredom and one visa and one short 12 hour bus ride later we arrived in Pakse, the last big town before the Cambodian border. Wh ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Si Phan Don

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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