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Nearing sunset over the Mekong  
   

Nearing sunset over the Mekong

Damn it's hot

March 31st 2007
In my last entry I mentioned that I caught a bus to Luang Prabang (LPB). I think a "grossly overloaded minivan" is probably a better description of the vehicle. When I arrived at the bus station it was already full and I was wondering where I was going to sit. Worry not, someone soon turned up to toss a young Lao woman into the already full backseat. It's ok, she was smaller than me 😉. My n ... 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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