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Luang Prabang

All dressed up for the New Year's Eve procession
New Year in Laos

April 23rd 2013
Sabaai-dii from Laos ! After the 15 hour slow boat journey down the Mekong and across the border from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang we have had a hectic few days in this heritage city. Our arrival on the eve of Lao New Year, known as Pii Mai, was met with yet more fun with water but here the whole town seemed to either have a water gun or a hose, no one was escaping a soaking and the streets were fl ... read more
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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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