Huay Xai to Pak Beng March 22nd 2008 Up early and down to the landing - tickets purchased 220,000 kip ($25.20) each. Time for some breakfast and purchase some sandwiches for the boat (was not necessary as food was available on the boat - but at a premium). With the boat due to leave at 10am but finally getting away at 11.30am. Never trust a timetable here - things just happen when they happen.
A very slow day just sitting watc ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Ban Houayxay 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