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Thailand/Laos border

Mekong River at Nong Khai on the Thai side.
City on the banks of the Mekong River

December 23rd 2014
In October 2009 we took the overnight bus from Bangkok to Vientiane, the sleepy capital of Lao PDR, People's Democratic Republic. I was not overly excited as I knew it was a Communist state. However, much to my pleasant surprise I found the country and people to be very agreeable. On the evening of our departure we went to the office of my usual travel agent to wait for transport to the bus sta ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane

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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