Luang Prabang, Home Away from Home February 3rd 2006 Finally out of Hanoi...I get on the plane excited for new and beautiful Lao. What's this? the stewardess is handing out arrival forms?
what's this? it says visa number. I grab my Laos Lonely planet. Sure thing. You need a visa to get into Laos and you're supposed to apply for it in advance. My heart is pounding, my hands are sweaty. I contemplate trying to explain to the stewardess the si ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang 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
As a recent college graduate I feel it is my responsiblity to travel before I am forced to get a job and join the "Real World." I don't think there is a better way to spend this time than to go on and adventure "Around the World" with one my best friends. I look forward to the adventures that lay ahead, and can't wait to see what I find out in endless abyss. I will miss you all. Feel free to leave me messages along the way. I plan to devote time to self reflection, contemplating my future plans, finally do some pleasure reading, and just chill out before I go back to the states and get se... full info