Junglebells from Laos! December 29th 2009 Happy Christmas holidays everybody! Not too cold there in Europe? ;-)
We didn't get a white X-mas here, that's for sure!
Instead, we had a relaxed ánd exciting trip in northern Laos.....
Again we crossed a border on foot, this time from China to northern Laos.
The first thing that struck us when we crossed the border was how poor Laos actually is. What a big difference with China! In the main ... read more
Asia » Laos » North 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