Update from Vientiane May 18th 2011 Hey everyone,
I've now reached Vientiane the capital of Lao where I'm hoping to chill out for a couple of days before heading down south and crossing the border into Cambodia stopping in a couple of places on the way if I've time allows. Since the last blog from Chiang Mai I caught a bus to Tha Ton where I hopped on a long tail boat which took me down river to Chiang Rai, from there ... 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
Hey Everybody, I'm off on my journey to New Zealand to see my brother on the 23rd of March, I'll be taking the scenic route and rambling round a few other countries first so I thought I'd set up this blog so everyone that wants to keep up to date with my progress can.
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