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Crossing the Mekong - Ferry  

Crossing the Mekong - Ferry

Slow Buses, Quiet River

May 8th 2009
We don't look much like backpackers or locals with our little roll behind suitcases, but they let us on to the International Bus which goes from Ubon bus station to Pakse via Chong Mek. The trip was a lot simpler than what my 10 year old guide book had said it would be. This trip was for my 50 th birthday, and I was thinking about what to do for my mid life crisis - I considered a pony tail and ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Pakxe

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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