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Little princess

Water, water (and bombs and French) everywhere...in central Laos

May 11th 2012
In addition to the numerous ethnic minorities in Laos, we spotted a strange but familiar people. People whom we had encountered surprisingly rarely on our travels – Les Francais. Despite being a developed nation of over 65 million inhabitants, France’s sons and daughters had been conspicuous by their absence. They’ve been outnumbered by the Swiss, and even Norwegians and Finns. Only now did ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

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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