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Laos: Slow train to the land that time forgot

Google News - Sat, 2013-12-14 18:10
After two decades plying serenely and luxuriously between Bangkok and Singapore, this grande dame of international travel has gathered up her skirts and today is heading north towards Laos. At the end of the line awaits one of the world's last ... catched

Divers Recover Recorders from Laos ATR Wreckage

Google News - Sun, 2013-12-01 06:46
After an exhaustive two-week search, local salvage divers recovered the flight-data and cockpit voice recorders from the Lao Airlines ATR 72-600 that crashed into the Mekong River in Laos on October 16. Divers initially lost the signal of the recorders ... catched

Travel: On the right track from Thailand to Laos

Google News - Thu, 2013-11-28 07:01
The first train linking Thailand and Laos, which crosses the 117km Friendship Bridge from Nong Khai to Vientiane, started running in 2009, and now carries passengers and backpackers daily. But our train crossing was something special; an event which ... catched