Tag Archives: Cambodia

Waterfall Adventures

A definite highlight of my trip was getting to see so many waterfalls.  It wasn’t the rainy season so they often weren’t running in full glory, but they provided some of my most blissfully peaceful memories. This is the waterfall in … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat – Bayon

This is the gate into Angkor Thom – the large complex with many various temples and palaces, the most famous of which is Bayon – the rising temple of the many faces.

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Angkor Wat – Prae Roup, Mebon, Ta Som, and Preah Khan

The sun had risen and more tourists began to arrive at Ta Prohm, so we were off! Our next stops were Prae Roup and Mebon. They are near one another and very similar in architectural style. Unlike Ta Prohm, which is in … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat – Ta Prohm

The most rewarding “touristy” adventure I went on was seeing the Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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The Cambodian Genocide

I didn’t visit many museums on my trip. In fact, I only went to three – and they were all sites where great acts of cruelty and torture were enacted and had been turned into historical monuments. Two were in … Continue reading

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Silly Signs of SEA

If I could become the official spell-checker for all of South East Asia, I would be set for life. From Thailand to Indonesia, I came across signs with all sorts of silly miss-spellings, delightfully dirty double meanings, awesome graffiti, and … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh Hostel Rundown

One Stop Hostel Price: $7 dorm (female 8 bed) Breakfast: $2-$2.50 Staff: Very friendly. Lots of options for tours and tickets onwards. They even have a board where you can sign up to share a tuk-tuk to the Killing Fields.

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Cambodia – The Adventure Begins

I am in Cambodia! I took a boat from Chau Doc, Vietnam up to Phnom Penh via the Mekong Delta. It was a fantastic, relaxing trip – so much nicer than bus.

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One Way Ticket…

It’s time I told the world – I’m headed to South East Asia for four months to travel, adventure, explore, and experience life and new cultures. This change has been a long time in coming, but I couldn’t be happier … Continue reading

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