The diary needed to be filled and this was an ideal time. There is a vicious rumour going around that Gary is intelligent especially with glasses on. This is quickly dispelled when conversation starts.
Laos - Luang Prabang and the Mekong back to Thailand October 28th 2008 The journey to Luang Prabang was long (7 hours with a brief stop for food and comfort - Gary having particular success using the squat toilet without mishap - a proud moment!)) and windy, but had some of the most spectacular scenery of the trip so far. Arriving early evening we had enough time to wash up and wander through the night market before dinner. Luang Prabang has one of the nicest and ha ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang 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