Overnight in Pak Beng December 24th 2009 The night in Pak Beng was nothing short of memorable.
After our 150km longboat journey, we pull in to Pak Beng for the night.
Around 20 children storm the boat and grab any bag they can in hope to carry it up the steep hill for you....for a fee. Craig and I are one step ahead and already have ours strapped to our backs.
We check into our guesthouse and try to wash off the day in a freezin ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Pakbeng 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