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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
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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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