Living La Vida Laotian January 2nd 2007 Sabaidee (hello) from Laos!
After many hugs and kisses from the parents and relo's in HCMC, my cousin Chaudie and I flew into Vientiane on the 29th December. And immediately felt chilled out. The food is so cheap and delicious here. We have done nothing but eat since we landed. Feeling very fat and content.
One night we had sukiyaki style steamboat by the Mekong riverside, followed by roadside ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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