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Buddha Statue at Wat Si Saket  

Buddha Statue at Wat Si Saket

20th - 21st October - Vientiane (An Irishman, An Englishman and An Australian walk into a Bar...)

October 21st 2010
It was a four hour trip from Vang Vieng to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, four hours with our favourite Karaoke guide.  He actually managed to get a few lines of My Heart Will Go On out of Dave.  the rest of us were keeping our mouths firmly shut. The largest city of Laos sit on the northern bank of the Mekong river, looking across to Thailand, the name translating to "City of Sandalwood". ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane

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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