Ali the Mahout! December 9th 2006 Wowwwweeee! Just spent the last 2 days in the jungle training as a Mahout (elephant driver), which was just brilliant!
Went out to an elephant camp, just me and another girl, Stina and our guide. We met the 3 Mahouts who have lived and worked with the 3 elephants out there their whole lives. I just LOVE elephants and was so amazing to be up close to them and touch them.
While waiting for the ... 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