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Laos from Thailand

This is the view from our guesthouse restaurant - we were in thailand, and the other side of the river is Laos, acorss the Mekong river.
What's a Laos...?

January 18th 2007
Ignorance is bliss That's what i might have asked myself about a year ago - uneducated fool that I was/am I had never heard of Laos, but now I'm sitting in an internet cafe in a very cool town called Louang Prabang thinking that its a pretty awesome place to come travelling. But, I'll rewind a little and mention some of how I got here, as it was a pretty memorable journey in its own r ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

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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