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Bridge falling into waterfall
Further indolence in Laos

June 15th 2009
Had a pleasant few days in Luang Prabang, achieving very little but enjoying a bit of downtime after a busy week. Well, busy by my current standards. Luang Prabang is a UNESCO-protected heritage city full of charming French architecture. It's a nice place to wander around, and most people here are doing the same thing as me: relaxing. Including all of the locals, who would wipe the floor with even ... 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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