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
Asia » Laos » West » Nong Khiaw 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
We are having the mother of all honeymoons - our dream trip around the world taking in as many countries and experiences as possible. Taking the bold step with a serious career break we have now covered a huge distance seeing some of the world’s treasures and meeting interesting and likeminded people along the way.
Mark and Chrissie
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