Advertisement
« previous next »
Nong Khiaw   

Nong Khiaw

Trouble's a brewing in laid-back Laos

July 1st 2011
The French have a saying about the nations comprising former Indochina, it goes like this: The Vietnamese grow the rice, the Cambodians watch it grow and the Laotians listen to it grow. This is a reference to the nature of the people in their former colony. Now I personally think that they have over-rated the Laotians diligence. I doubt that a Laotian would actually bother listening to the rice gr ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane

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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.082s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 4; qc: 6; dbt: 0.0051s; 6; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb