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An exhausted crew in Luang Phrabang  
   

An exhausted crew in Luang Phrabang

Floating and crashing down the River Ou

February 24th 2006
We bought two boats in Muang Ngoi and silenced our many critics by getting to Luang Phrabang alive and with the surviving boat in enough of one piece to still float with one person bailing full time. Friday, 24th February, 2006 I had a bit of a seedy start this morning, having been pressured into drinking vast quantities of Lao Lao, a highly toxic condensate made from rice wine that is b ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Muang Ngoi Neua

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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Tot: 3.184s; Tpl: 0.031s; cc: 16; qc: 89; dbt: 0.0823s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.5mb