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Somewhere over the Mekong  
   

Somewhere over the Mekong

Is Huay Xai, Laos, our first stop.
Somewhere, over the Mekong, lies northern Laos

May 1st 2012
Of all the countries we planned to visit, Laos was the most enigmatic. We cannot recall a single item of news or feature about Laos.<span><span><span><span><span> Myanmar was mysterious, but no stranger to followers of UK news. Tonga is the Secret South, but they play rugby at the world cup, and Captain James Cook went there. <span>All we knew about Laos is that ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Muang Ngoi Neua

Lao or Laotian Flag 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
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