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Vientiane
LaoLao, BeerLaos and Speaking Laos.

January 7th 2012
We left Nong Khai for the border crossing with Laos. After enjoying a nice queue and paying for our first ever visa, we were dropped off in Vientiane. We found some where to stay and went for a look around the local area. The following day we went to see Vientiane’s oldest temple which housed an impressive amount of bronze Buddhas. We then visited the Laos version of the arc de triomphe. From wh ... 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
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