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Grounded Boats, Unconvincing Shamrocks & Beautiful Waterfalls Photo 23

Grounded Boats, Unconvincing Shamrocks & Beautiful Waterfalls

March 17th 2010
After crossing into Laos from Chang Khong in Northern Thailand across the Mekong River, through a border control that had more in common with a garden shed than a formal international crossing point, I was adamant that I was going to pick up the Slow Boat to Luang Prabang… After watching countless films on the Vietnam War, I had a somewhat romantic vision of floating ... 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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