Luang Prabang January 28th 2011 Luang Prabang was not only a welcome sight from the long boat ride, but also a very welcoming town for the travellor. This is peak season and there are plenty of tourist walking about.
Guest houses are everywhere, no need to get a taxi just walk about and you will find them. The prices here I felt were a little high compared to Thailand with some basic guesthouses charging $50US per night. We we ... 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