Monk-y Magic January 8th 2007 Drop everything; the time to come to Luang Prabang (LP) is NOW! Whilst the tourism infrastructure has improved in leaps and bounds, LP remains the most charming town I have visited in Asia thus far. I hope the authorities control development so it doesn't become spoilt.
You can do as much or as little as you like. We managed to do the absolute minimum including a walk up Mount Phousi, watching ... 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