Thai / Laos border crossing and slow boat part 1 April 16th 2010 The bus ride from Chiang Mai wasn’t too bad; Air-con bus, fit about 10 people. The bus was an hour late which worried us all a bit, we wound up leaving our guest house at 11am with two breaks (half an hour and 15 minutes), arriving in the tiny town of Chiang Khong at about 4:30. We were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations set up for us, usually when booking some sort of package tour like ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Pakbeng 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
There once was a girl from Vancouver who traveled to Cuba with a friend for some much needed time away. While there she met a young man on vacation with his family. They became friends and kept in touch for many years. The young man, at the time, lived a world away from the girl and so they utilized the wonderful technology known as the internets until one day he returned to his homeland in Canada, and the online friendship blossomed into much more and they moved in together.
After a year of living together and working jobs for the man and the music industry they were considering taking it a... full info