Vang Vieng: Why did the chicken cross the road? July 3rd 2012 And so, dear reader, do you wonder what we did? We sit at the bus terminal south of Vang Vieng awaiting our a/c mini bus to take us to Vientiane. A day early. Congratulating ourselves for not succumbing to the backpacker way of insisting you tube if you come to Vang Vieng or even Laos. Lauren's dad will be happy, it is the one thing in all our plans he did not want us to do!
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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
We are Lauren and Ben, a young married couple who have decided, somewhat out of the blue, to abandon our careers and travel around the world in a mere 6 months! With jobs finished, flat notice served and all our possessions sold we are about to embark on a phenomenal trip; now we will only use that word rarely but it has been agreed this path definitely deserves this term! Many hours on the Internet and using Lauren's extraordinary organisational skills an itinerary has been formed, developed and booked, Leaving the UK on 19th June 2... full info