Journey to the border, Vieng Kham - Sam Neua - Vieng Xai June 12th 2005 We managed to get a pickup from Nong Khiaw to a small remote village called Vieng Kham. We thought it would be interesting to spend some time in this remote village so found a guest house (one of only two) and headed out for a walk. Every person in town was keen to say "hello" to us, however we quickly learnt that nobody seemed to know any more English apart from one guy at our guest house.
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Asia » Laos » East » Vieng 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
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