Vang Vieng (Man!) February 2nd 2012 2nd Feb ’12 Phonsavan to Vang Vieng
We left a gloomy cloudy Phonsavan in a minibus that this time did have head rests but was tiny and packed full. We followed the less windy road that we travelled in on until which reached the town with a roundabout (whose name escapes me) where we turned left for the Vang Viang road. By now the sun was out and we started the twists and turns up into the dr ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Pak Mong 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
Hi after years of hoping, dreaming and wishing we are taking 2 years out to go backpacking round the world from the end of july and can't wait!
It's now May 2013 so I reckoned i better update this as we are now only 3 days away from the end of our travels!!. Only managed 22 months as we decided we needed somewhere to live when we got back after all, but still not a bad stint. At this moment i can't sum it all up, there have been so many amazing experiences, sights and encounters along the way, i think i need to stop to let it all sink in.
However I was so looking forward to getting hom... full info