Travels through northern Laos September 24th 2007 We left you having arrived on 10 September in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. I'm writing this blog sat in an Internet cafe in Phonsavan, northern Laos, and we've certainly been travelling hard over the last couple of weeks.
Chiang Mai is very much geared up for tourists, and we spent a few days cramming in as much as possible. A day of visiting temples and the night market was followed by a co ... read more
Asia » Laos » East » Vieng 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
32 years old, just taken a sabbatical from my job in London to travel for a year. Intending to visit SE Asia, Nepal, New Zealand, South America and Central America - with a final stopover in New York on the way home.... full info