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I want money,lots and lots of money!

One US dollar is equal to 10,000 kips (Laotian currency). I need to carry a sack if I'm changing 100 US dollars in here!
From Sawasdee to Sabaydee

August 18th 2005
"Call me Fhan and we'll have a FUN time," that's what our Lao tour guide told us when he met us at the immigration checkpoint in Huay Xai. It was also him who taught us what's "Hello" in Lao. It's Sabaydee (and it's said with a smile). We completed visa formalities, changed baht to kips and took a tuk-tuk which took us to a port where a slow "tourist" boat (a house boat owned by ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Ban Houayxay

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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