Champasak (16 Feb 2011) March 30th 2011 Wednesday 16th February 2011
With our heavy rucksacks weighing us down we walked to the local bus station (would have got tuk tuk if we’d known how far it was) got in Sawngthaew to Wat Phu Champasak, and had to wait for an hour until we were graced with the presence of 16 other passengers to get going.
An hour later we arrived to a mass of people as the annual Buddhist festival was ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Champasak 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