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Pakxe, Laos

May 1st 2009
After one night back in Vientiane I took an overnight bus to Pakxe, Laos. I was told that the bus was a sleeper. In South America that would mean that the seats recline all the way and the legs lift up. Not so in Laos. There were upper and lower bunk beds on the bus, singles on the left and doubles (not much bigger than singles) on the right. Unfortunately the truck that pickedme and a few ot ... 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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