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The Gibbon Experience

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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

Lao or Laotian Flag 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
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