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Slow boat to Luang Prabang

Junglebells from Laos!

December 29th 2009
Happy Christmas holidays everybody! Not too cold there in Europe? ;-) We didn't get a white X-mas here, that's for sure! Instead, we had a relaxed ánd exciting trip in northern Laos..... Again we crossed a border on foot, this time from China to northern Laos. The first thing that struck us when we crossed the border was how poor Laos actually is. What a big difference with China! In the main ... read more
Asia » Laos » North

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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