Chilling in Savannakhet November 25th 2009 Our next stop was a massive push up north, after 10 hours on a local bus stopping at every possible place, buying every possible thing on sale on the sides of the road, we finally made it to Savannakhet.
Savannakhet is a border town to Thailand, we didn’t realise how close it was, right across the river. It was too much for G who has been waiting to go to Thailand for 8 odd years since her ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Savannakhet 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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For those who don't know (surely there isn't a living soul who doesn't know???) the aim of our trip is to get to Australia without getting on a plane, after extensive research we reckon this probably isn't going to happen once we get to Indonesia, but we will try our hardest to achieve this goal and will definately go the furthest we can go by train/boat/bus/bike... full info