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 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
Not only did we decide to spend the rest of our lives together, we thought we should embark on a somewhat over the top honeymoon - with an extended trip around South East Asia and Australasia.
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