Looking back is fine, but Life Goes On... November 23rd 2008 I've been in Laos a week now, and to be sure I am a few blogs behind on the experiences I have been having in this fantastic chilled out country, However I think this entry comes first...
I had intended to use the 5 or 6 hour slow-boat journey from Nong Kiao to Luang Prabang yesterday to catch up on my travel journal, instead though I was suddenly inspired to look back and read the beginning of ... 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
Addicted to travel, perpetually itchy feet.
When you are traveling you get a strange perspective of the world. In a normal life you meet very few people who travel, sure your colleagues might be ecstatic about their 2 week "holiday" to turkey, but there is a crucial difference in this mentality such that they can hardly count. Whilst you travel though, you will constantly be surrounded by travelers from all over the world. Some will be out for a few weeks, others a few months, some will be taking a year-long sabatical, and still others will be one the infamous one-way trip.
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