Laos - Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane March 13th 2012 Laos:
Laos is the second of three Communist countries on my trip and I thought for sure I would be given a proper interrogation, asked about my papers, and possibly burned with a cigarette, punched, and beaten with a billy club before being allowed to walk free. Again, this has not happened. What’s wrong with these “Communist run/corrupt” count ... 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
I've decided to take a trip around the world. A three week trip through China, South Korea, and Japan turned into a 3 month trip to include Southeast Asia; and has now officially become a full around the world trip. I'll be updating my trip though this site. Let me know if you're abroad, I might be there too!
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