Nong Khiaw & Vang Vieng - Polar Opposites April 30th 2009 Nong Khiaw
Spent 3 hours sitting in the back of a truck to get here. Beautiful place, stunning! Surrounded by hills, mountains, rice paddies, the rivers and villages.
Did traditional river fishing here with out man from the guesthouse. This pretty much involved trekking down the river (in the water of course) with a basket for the little fish, some huge sticks and a fishing net. We'd ... 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