Laos: Vientiane August 10th 2012 Dear All
Greetings from the tropical rainforest – literally! The last time I wrote I was also in the rural wilderness, near Luang Prabang, in a fantastic eco-lodge which looking back on now from this place feels more like a bubble of comfort and tourist luxury surrounded by the rainforest. This one I am writing from another eco-lodge (again listening to the Avatar soundtrack!), but wonderfull ... 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
Thanks for reading my blog. I started it in 2010 to keep a record of my travels, to let people know how I'm going, and also to keep me sane at times while I'm on the road!
Have written up my seven most recent journeys so far, and have no plans at all to stop travelling just yet.
71 countries down, 124 more to go - watch this space!
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