See you soon Thailand.. January 8th 2011 So the border crossing into Laos was the fastest so far no problems at all. We caught a little boat that took 2 minutes from Thailand to Laos. We were glad that we already had our Laos visas sorted as when we arrived, a girl had been stood waiting for 30 minutes to get her visa processed but the official had told her to wait as he was taking a nap! It was so funny he was just sat at the desk with ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Huay Xai 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
We are a fun loving couple embarking on a life changing trip in the search of enlightenment and self development. However, the reality is that we are both probably mad giving up our jobs in a recession to go jaunting around the world encountering hair raising coach journeys and unwelcoming doses of the trots!
I am the more highly strung of the 2 who is always late where Damien (Dim) is more laid back but a stickler for timekeeping... good job that opposites attract - I can already feel a few heated debates coming on! Anyway I anticipate the majority of those looking at this will already kno... full info