Laos - Part I January 29th 2009 Kunming Once Again
Two years later and my path once again wound its way to Kunming. Direct flights anywhere notable don't exist from Changsha so to get anywhere you have fly via somewhere. Given Rodney's presence in Kunming, there seemed a decent choice.
I remember Kunming as a nice place, fairly attractive but nothing special. Perhaps living in a dump like Changsha alters one's pe ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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