Laos August 19th 2008 Laos - 17 days
I crossed the border into Laos from the Northern Thai town of Chiang Khong and took the slow boat down the Mekong River to the impressive Luang Prabang. The boat ride was quite cramped, they got a good price from us tourist folk and they knew how to take advantage of that, there were many complaints from the elderly passengers. The scenery however was fantastic, espe ... read more
Asia » Laos 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
Travelling with Corn Flakes
I started my adventure in September 2002 intending to experience the world for 16 months and then return to the U.K to do the usual career, house and kids thing. My plans changed and now my aim in life is simple.
I want to eat a bowl of corn flakes in every country in the world
I fell in love with the travel life and has always been intrigued about what is out there in the BIG-wide-world. I began to wonder if anyone has ever visited every country in the world? and was sure that somebody must have at some time so
I decided to add the ... full info