An exit and an entrance; borders are a welcome as well as a departure.  The border between Nong Khai, Thailand and Vientiane, Laos is one of the most frequented borders in the region, serving as one of the primary border run destinations for the countless foreigners in Thailand looking to extend their visas.  The Mekong River serves as a tranquil line between the two borderlines, and the ease of crossing reflects its calm flow.  Otherwise, an un-noteworthy and simplistic border, improvised signs like this guide the traveller to their next destination.