Beautiful Luang Prabang December 10th 2006 Am now in Luang Prabang, a World Heritage listed town in the north of Laos, and I absolutely LOVE it here!
It's a small town, set amidst jungle and mountains in between the Mekong and Nam Tham rivers and is sooo gorgeous. Small streets, hardly any vehicles, beautiful old charming buildings and just the loveliest most friendly people I have ever met. Everywhere you go, the men and women smile ... 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