Waterfalls, Coffee, Islands, and Another Fond Farewell June 16th 2010 As we were starting to feel the pressure of the ticking clock signaling the end of our trip we decided to make Pakse a single night stop on the way to the 4,000 islands. We arrived early in the morning, and as we had grown accustomed to, we secured accommodation and promptly went to sleep for a few hours in an attempt to make up for the restless sleep that is inherent in overnight bus travel. Up ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Bolaven Plateau 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
I'm a Yank. He's a Brit. Together we're setting off on a 5 month adventure through Europe, India, and S.E. Asia. This is our little bit of cyberspace to let our beloved family know how and what we're doing.
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