Southern Laos June 2nd 2008 Champasak
We arrived in Laos in the southern town of Pakse, after a relatively straight forward journey from Ubon Ratchathani in Eastern Thailand where we had spent the last few days of our stay in Thailand.
The first impression of Laos was a great one with friendly people at every turn willing to help us with no strings attached!
Whilst we waited for our connecting bus to the villag ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Tha Khaek 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