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The Farm Crew

Here are some of our friends from the organic farm. We met up with them the night before at a big space party in town they'd organized, and we made arrangments to meet the next day on the river. The guy with the red dreads is Noem, and he was one of the main english class organizers together with Mateo (not shown)
Why Would Anyone Leave Paradise for the City?

December 10th 2006
So here we are in Vientiene, the capital of Laos and the biggest city in their country. It's not a very big city by any means, but it's just as unappealing as all the other larger cities I've visited in SE Asia. Why would anyone leave the paradise of the Laos country to move here? Why? Why? Why did we leave Vang Vieng? Why? Why? OK, I'm a little upset with out decision to leave Vang Vieng ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane

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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