I was traveling with Daochai star in Lao , my girlfriend for the past 2 months. There is a real problem here with this relationship. They suggest that once one begins the marriage papers in Laos, sometimes the police look upon this as an opportunity to extort money. They assume that the relationship has begun physically and they will come and demand their fine. Now, to explain more fully, I refer to Laos as a police state. It is a different way of doing business then we are used to in the US.
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