Bus trip to Udomxai and Phongsali December 16th 2006 The following morning I got to the bus station at 7:50 to find that their were no seats on the bus and even the plastic stools in the isle had been sold out. Being a once daily service, this meant a day in Udomxai, which even the guide book, usually pretty positive, described in less than glowing terms. I wandered up the main street (actually, the only street) and found myself agreeing with the ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Muang Xai 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
This page details the travels of Peter Keusgen as he meanders aimlessly through Nepal, India, Thailand, Korea, the Philippines, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and South Africa.
Laos includes Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Phrabang, Kong Lo, Nong Kiew, Muang Noi, Rowing down the Nam Ou, Phonsovan and Plain of Jars, the 4000 Islands, and Trekking in Phongsaly.
Thailand has Songkran on Koh San Road, Samui, and diving in the Similans.
Myanmar includes Yangon, Mandalay, Pyin U Lwin, the Irrawaddy River, Bagan, and Inle Lake.
Malaysia includes KL, Georgetown and ... full info