Mud country: love it or... erh, just love it, don't leave it! August 24th 2008 EN FRANCAIS PLUS BAS
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Mud here is a way of life. It is everywhere and anywhere, red, brown, greenish, grey, and it is as much part of life as the river, the pace of which determines Lao's livelihoods. At first, like when I arrived in Don Det, you try to avoid it, jumping from one seem ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Ban Houayxay 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
Round the World Trip from May 2008 to May 2009.
The Basics: 12 months, 18,000 Euros, 17 flights, 6 continents, 1 50l backpack.
The itinerary: South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique - Hong Kong, China, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand - Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand - San Francisco - Mexico, Panama - Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brasil - home run.
World Map Itinerary
Red: RTW ticket itinerary
Green: overland t... full info