Laos 21st to 23rd Aug - Luang Prabang August 23rd 2008 We drove to Luang Prabang on 21st in the morning, which took about 2 hours. The roads were much better than the mountain areas where we came from. It felt like driving on a motorway.
Luang Prabang is very touristy compared to the where we came from. It is though nice to be able to have a sandwich for lunch instead of rice or noodles.
We visited the Royal Palace Museum, which was interesting. ... 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