Vientiane via Forested Karst November 17th 2006 With nose pressed up against the bus window, the Laotion countryside glides past. The decision to take the bus rather the fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane is correct. A ribbon of bitumen winds its way through the forested karst to Vangvieng. Karst is a topography where carbonate rocks (limestone, dolomite or marble) have been dissolve by carbonated water resulting in a landscape consisted of st ... 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.
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