Vientiane February 5th 2012 5th Feb ’12 – 8th Feb ‘12 VV to Vientiane
We had booked our bus tickets through our hotel and we waited for our pick up which eventually arrived about 20 minutes late and then went a very bizarre route around the town picking people up, all of which meant we were the last ones on the bus to Vientiane and Howard and I ended up on the back seat.
Well the road wasn’t as windy as some ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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