The Lao and The Falang July 20th 2011 And now for another round of my cathartic text babble.
All around the world, the white man is a special beast that has its own special name. Some polite, some less so, but whatever they are it’s evidence of the obvious divide that is felt between the two half populations of the world. A handful I can think of are Gringo(Mexico), Mzungu(East Africa), Waiguoren(China) and here in Laos it’s ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vang Vieng 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
My entries vary between being theme based about travelling in general or mimicing a style of writing for a recent adventure. Sometimes I just summarise my feelings or thought about a country. Its a bit eclectic, don't expect Dickens.
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A Favourite Quote
"But real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad."
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