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The Plain of Jars: A View From the Streets of Phonsavan

May 4th 2012
One misjudgement after another is how this trip began. After several days of Pee Mai Laos (The Annual Water Festival), I bought an overnight bus ticket to the Plain of Jars in the mountainous Xieng Khouang province in the northern part of Laos near Vietnam. For some reason, I decided to walk to the bus station, some 10km outside of town. I arrived nearly an hour late for my bus, the last one of th ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Phonsavan

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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