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Dusty Mekong river?  
   

Dusty Mekong river?

Vientiane - quiet capital.

April 24th 2007
Well quite smelly capital, actually as they seem to be digging up all the sewers around the "city" centre. We even moved from our first guesthouse because of the pong, but when it persisted in our next room, the cursory check of underwear and bottoms of sandals turned up a blank and we are left to conclude that the capital of Laos stinks! We spent most of our first day trying to find a bus to ta ... 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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