Thakek - Khong Lor - Thakek July 17th 2012 We travelled to Thakek via Vientiane, Loas's Captial. We only stayed there one night which we spent with Troy, a guy we'd met in Vang Vieng but there wasn't much to see so moved straight on.
We travelled '1st Class' to Thakek on a bright pink bus that smelt a little bit like mould and had leaky aircon. When we arrived we went straight to the recommended Thakek Travel Lodge a ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Tha Khaek 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
Jordan and I are off travelling for approx 8 months. We have been working hard for the last few years getting our degrees up in Manchester then moving back to Milton Keynes where Jordan works as a recruitment consultant and I have just finished a PGCE training to be a Geography teacher.
We are starting off in Dubai seeing some friends for a few days then Thailand-Australia-New Zealand and who knows where else!... full info