Back to the future: Laos October 12th 2011 by Jan
Its our last day in Laos, but I am just getting around to write our first blog post about this forgotten country. We spent almost a month here and there is a lot to write about, but let's take it one step at a time and start at the beginning.
From Thailand we crossed the mighty Mekong river and once on the other side we were in Lao PDR, which is now the official name of the ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Muang Ngoi Neua 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
After talking about it for ever and ever, we are finally shutting up (surely all of you will be glad to hear that), picking up our mahoooosive backpacks and going to check how much rice we can actually handle (and one of us hoping it might turn out to be a great way to diet as well . So y'all, we are on our way to South East Asia and we promise to keep amusing you with brief reports about the trip while you slave and sweat behind your desks - what else are friends for.
More details about our trip can be found [url=http://www.travelblog.org/Europe/United-Kingd... full info