What's a Laos...? January 18th 2007 Ignorance is bliss
That's what i might have asked myself about a year ago - uneducated fool that I was/am I had never heard of Laos, but now I'm sitting in an internet cafe in a very cool town called Louang Prabang thinking that its a pretty awesome place to come travelling.
But, I'll rewind a little and mention some of how I got here, as it was a pretty memorable journey in its own r ... 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
Having worked in London for the last 5 years I decided to quit my job on the 24th February and go for a little trip. I'm planning to spend a couple of months in France learning French and spending a fair bit of time in the Alps, before heading off to see the delights of South East Asia for a few months until my money runs out... ... full info