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street scene Vientiane

"If we were any farther, we'd be closer"

January 17th 2007
Above is an actual quote from Patty regarding being 13 time zones away from home. Very true. We made it to Vientiane, the capital of the Lao PDR on Monday. A stranger suggested a guest house to us & we checked it out..... This place is amazing! We are staying in a newly remodeled Colonial French Villa right on the banks of the Mekong River, on the edge of town, for 18 dollars a night. The pla ... 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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