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Girls cycling in the rain in Dien Bien Phu  
   

Girls cycling in the rain in Dien Bien Phu

From Sapa to Phongsali

August 15th 2010
Muddy faced children stood half naked above the road looking down on us lined along the side of the road. Pigs ran around grunting at each morsel they stuck their nose into. The children watched, without expression, without comment on the proceedings below. A crowd gathered to watch us with blank expressionless faces. Then came squeal of the Korean made beige mini bus as it raced up the hill and ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Phongsali

Lao or Laotian Flag 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
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Tot: 0.95s; Tpl: 0.053s; cc: 15; qc: 51; dbt: 0.0292s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 8; ; mem: 1.4mb