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Laos: The Land of Serendipity

February 25th 2009
Laos has always been one of the far away lands shrouded in a veil of mystery. Not much is ever said about the place. Other than it was the target of the American bombing campaign known as "the secret war," in which more ordinance was dropped on this sleepy country than in the entire second world war- an average of one B52 bomb load every eight minutes, 24 hours a day, for NINE years straight betwe ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

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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