northern thailand into norther laos
7th April, 2009
I understand there is a northern crossing into Laos from Thailand at Chiang Khong. I read somewhere that the northern part of Laos is dangerous for travellers. As im going alone i was wondering if anyone could tell me if this is true or is it false.
#1 Posted: 9/4/2009 - 20:46
21st January, 2004
Total reviews: 24
At least 113
Northern Laos dangerous for foreigners -- news to me. The northern crossing at Chiang Khong is a popular entrypoint to Laos -- I wouldn't worry.
#2 Posted: 11/4/2009 - 07:46
22nd February, 2009
#3 Posted: 14/4/2009 - 22:32
6th June, 2009
Total reviews: 10
There was a time about 40 years ago that this area was somewhat dangerous due to the number of illicit militias and drug traffickers operating there. But that time has passed. Drugs still move, but not with little armies attached to them.
#4 Posted: 7/6/2009 - 23:49
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