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Flower in Temple, Vientiane  

Flower in Temple, Vientiane

Leave the Best to Last

October 8th 2009
The fifth best thing about going to Laos is being able to say that you’ve been. On returning home from your year away, everybody you know will ask just two identical questions of your entire trip, all the detail they can squeeze in before returning to the unrelenting pressures of their busy modern lives: ‘Did you have a good time?’ (Oooh, no. Terrible. I’d much rather have been stuck in th ... 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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