Luang Prabang

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Although we weren’t particularly excited by Vientiane Laos, we were more intrigued by Luang Prabang. This town has been a major Southeast Asian spiritual and cultural center since the 14th century and then, from the 16th through 1975 (when the Communists took over), a royal capital. It effectively fell under French colonial control from the [Read more …]

Vientiane Laos

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Our our last trip to Cambodia, we stopped by the Golden Triangle area and stepped foot into Laos for just long enough to say we were in Laos and to get our passports stamped. On this trip, we decided to learned more about one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia. Our first stop was [Read more …]