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 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
This page details the travels of Peter Keusgen as he meanders aimlessly through Nepal, India, Thailand, Korea, the Philippines, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and South Africa.
Laos includes Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Phrabang, Kong Lo, Nong Kiew, Muang Noi, Rowing down the Nam Ou, Phonsovan and Plain of Jars, the 4000 Islands, and Trekking in Phongsaly.
Thailand has Songkran on Koh San Road, Samui, and diving in the Similans.
Myanmar includes Yangon, Mandalay, Pyin U Lwin, the Irrawaddy River, Bagan, and Inle Lake.
Malaysia includes KL, Georgetown and ... full info