Floating and Boating, Screaming and Wheeling September 17th 2011 LAOS PDR
T – The Mekong River starts somewhere in a frozen plateau deep in Tibet, it ends in the Vietnamese Delta, an estimated 3,050 miles all told, expanding Vietnam’s land mass by 60-80 metres every year. So, it’s a biggie and with the rainy season already underway, it’s flowing quickly and showing up a rich, muddy brown. We were only carried by the Mekong for two days by sl ... 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
256 days later... …And we’re back. We sold everything (almost) and backpacked our way around: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Chile, Bolivia and Peru! A road well-travelled - an enjoyable road. This was a blog written for our friends and family, but everyone’s welcome to read along! We hope you enjoy it.
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