The Journey to Phonsovan August 13th 2010 So it wasn't quite one day. Nobody had expected what the roads would be like. We should have known better really. I mean the steep and winding road from the border to Xam Nuea made for an interesting ride, but this. This was something different altogether.
It was a beautiful day for riding. Sunny, with a bit of cloud cover. We started relatively early and it was already warm enough that you di ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Phonsavan 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