Our Take on 'Laos' July 25th 2008 Well.. trying to sum up a country in a few paragraphs is always hard... but we'll definately give it our best shot!
In a few words Laos is relaxed, scenic, green, basic, fun & cheap.
We did the famous 'over land' route from Thailand up through Chiang Mai & Chaing Rai crossing at Chiang Khong into Huay Xai (Laos) and had no problem getting a 30day Laos Visa at the boarder ($30 and didn't get ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang 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