Chasing waterfalls in Southern Laos February 17th 2013 I'll admit, it seems highly unusual to be humming along to TLC's "Waterfalls" while trekking through Southern Laos' lush jungle... Or does it? As I retrospectively look back, with great fondness, at my fleeting time through this fascinating country, I can't seem to get the words from this song - a 1995 Grammy Award nominated single, no less - out of my head!
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Asia » Laos » South » Bolaven Plateau 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