2 day trek out of Thakhet December 23rd 2010 Merry xmas to you! It's the 25th and I am in a Thakhet restaurant, a little sunburned, but otherwise healthy.
I left Vientiane on the 22nd to go to Thakhet in south central Laos. I arrived in the early evening and focused on renting a hotel room and getting some dinner. I am at the Travel Lodge - a decent guest house that is not linked to the american chain of hotels.
On the morning of ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Tha Khaek 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 am travelling for 4 months through parts of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
I'm travelling in China for the next month. In addition to visiting several historic sites, I'll be hiking in Sichuan and Yunnan parks.
I travel where my whims take me - I have only a general idea of where I want to go and what I want to do.... full info