Six buses in six days, now I know what it feels like. July 5th 2012 And it doesn't feel especially great. They say you should try everything once, but I can assure you, this is something you don't need to try even once.
So, six buses of varying quality, over a period of six days, over dubiously winding roads through the Vietnamese and Laotian highlands. Starting in Sapa and eventually ending in Bangkok, from where I am writing you this blog. Yes, I know ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Phonsavan 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