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The boat journey

The Boat to Nong Khiaw

August 21st 2007
Day 143 Saying goodbye to our hostel hosts we went down to the boat station stopping off for a couple of Baguettes for brekkie and snacks on the way. In true Laos style we got on the boat and waited for some time before casting off. After a quick stop at the floating petrol station we were off. It was slow going as we were powering up river against a fairly strong current however the scenery wa ... read more
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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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