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]
Date: June 9th 2011
Wednesday 1st JuneWent to Siem Reap airport and flew to Luang Prabang. Went to Spicy Backpackers hostel and settled into a 16 person dorm. Not recommended. We went for a walk through town and spent time at the night market giggling at the little "love" badges that say "leave me you die" or "love all my breath."
Thursday 2nd JuneAfter a horrendous nights sleep we up' ... read more