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14th October: This Way to Laos (Anyone for Cricket?)

October 14th 2010
We set out early, Molly keeping us in order like a mother duck, to get a jump start on the backpackers and tour groups that would be queuing at the border.  Once we'd completed the departure paperwork, it' was down to the waters edge to grab a long boat, across the river to Huay Xai.  This bustling riverside border town was once an important link in opium trafficking through the golden Triangle. ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Pakbeng

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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