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Sunset From Phou Si

Vientiane & Luang Prabang

April 29th 2009
Hi again, Writing from Vientiane, the place this blog is about, never happens! First time round being here we didn't really do a huge amount I guess. There isn't much to do despite being a capital. The city only has a population of about 200,000 (clearly not much for a capital) and you have the Laos-usual of French colonial buildings, including their own 'Arc de Triumph'. The city is also a bit ... read more
Asia » Laos

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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