A very short stop in Vientiane December 19th 2010 We arrived in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, after a 5 hour journey in a mini van but it wasn't as bad as it sounds as it was quite a new one so was fairly comfy. After finding a nice hotel for our one nights' stay and having some lunch we went out in the sunshine to explore the small town, and after seeing some temples, a famous statue and the Mekong river joining on the other side with Thailand ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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
Victoria & Scott are off...
September 2010...We work hard and play hard and love our holidays! So much so that six a year just wasn't enough so we left our jobs, friends, family and home behind and took off for nearly 5 months to travel around the world!
South America- Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile (September-Mid Oct)
New Zealand- the North & South island in a camper van (Mid Oct-early Nov)
Australia- the East coast from Melbourne-Cairns (Nov)
South East Asia- Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia (December & January)
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