Slow Boat to Luang Prabang November 12th 2006 Leaving Chiang Klong in Thailand we cross the Mekong River into Laos landing at Ben Huay Sai. Here, any delusion of group travel held since leaving Changmai disintegrates. Its every person for themselves trying to get papers processed and passed through immigration. Through immigration I am whisked off to a cafe and told to stay. Half an hour later I am moved across the street to another cafe, and ... read more
Asia » Laos 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
Hi I live in Perth. I work in the mining industry often on a fly-in fly-our roster. The 12 hour days, from 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am are pretty intense. But the money, which finances my travels is very good.
URL of my personel web site is: http://www.deronda.info
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