Laos and The Gibbon Experience June 8th 2008 Laos and The Gibbon Experience (Huay Xai)
Heading north from Chiang Mai, I made my way to the Thai/Laos border. Once I left the Thai town of Chang Khom, I entered Laos at Huay Xai. The Mekong river creates a natural border between Thailand and Laos, so basically all you need to do to cross is obtain your exit stamp in Thailand, hire a boat to take you across and obtain your entry stamp at the pi ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Bokèo Nature Reserve 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
I love to travel, meet new people and learn about new cultures- especially about the food! Currently am taking a break from the corporate world for a few months to travel South East Asia, and wherever else I might wind up. I would love to travel all over the world.
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