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The Road To Phonsavan

April 22nd 2009
The 10 hour bus ride from Vientiane to Phonsavan was mainly through the green mountains of central Laos. It was the most beautiful ride I have ever been on. The mountains are dramatic and raw. The rickety bus would wind through the green landscape in a constant S formation around cliffs and through little wooden villages. The realization hit me on how far off the map I really was. ... read more
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Lao or Laotian Flag 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
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