laos - hill tribes : akha, khamu, thai dam November 23rd 2007 As always i hope you and yours are doing well.
this is the 4th and final blog on laos titled hill tribes. currently i am in northern Vietnam on a 3 day motorcycle trek. today is day one and if tomorrow and the next day are the same as today i should have a few great photos to share. Anyway, onto the hill tribes
The first hill tribe trek that i took left from muang ngoi on the nam Ou river. ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Phongsali 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
Thanks for taking the time to read my TravelBlog. Originally from the Chicago area i received my BS from northern Illinois University and after graduating I started my "career" at Abbott Laboratories. While there I earned my MBA from DePaul, Univiersity. Then I dropped out of the corporate world in 1992 when I moved to Minnesota. Next, I dropped out of the rat race in 1997 and I've been traveling since. For the first few years I only traveled in the US, working one summer in Yellowstone national park and I spent two summers in Alaska. I also had the great fortune to be a rafting guide ... full info