From Luang Prabang - Laos to Hanoi Vietnam in 5 days March 6th 2010
From LP our plan was to head east to the vietnam border visiting the caves at Vieng Xai on the way.
Vieng Xai is the “town” where, during the period 1964-73, USA bombers dropped enormous amounts of ordnance targetting the Ho Chi Minh trail and the Pathet Loa resistance who hid in their thousands in caves which they transformed into an underground city.
Although it s ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang 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
We are Dave & Anna,been travelling together for quite a few years now and alsways intend to blog as we travel but never find the time.
After years of travelling and writing journals we are determined to write a blog during our next trip. we have bought a new netbook for the purpose and are getting ready for take off on 5th of Jan. we fly form LHR to Bangkok and intend to spend a month in thailand before moving on to Cambodia and vietnam maybe laos if we get time. its a 3 monther the same as last year when we dragged our selves through much of south america. that entailed 5000 miles on over ... full info