Northern Laos and a dash through Northern Thailand April 14th 2015 After wishing farewell to Vietnam we headed through no man's land to Laos. A few miles down the road we hopped off the bus and were directed to Laos immigration. Obtaining our Laos Visa on Arrival and entry stamp was a rather long winded affair involving queuing at three different windows to see three different officials. Each official was running their own side line business asking for an extra d ... read more
Asia » Laos » North 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
Hello. We are Ross and Liz and on the 20th November 2013 (a wet and grey British winter's day) we finally set off on our long planned trip around the globe. We started our adventure in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have since made our way around South America, South East Asia, Sri Lanka and overland from the UK to Hong Kong, where we hopped over to Japan and then down to New Zealand. After five fantastic months camper vanning around NZ we are heading over to Australia for three months before finally heading home (via Thailand and Frankfurt).
We travel at a nice slow pace, visiting all the s... full info