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Day 12 - Our last day in Siem Reap

CAMBODIA | Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | Views [517]

Its hard to believe that we will be leaving Cambodia soon. But not before seeing the biggest and best of the temples - Angor Wat and Ta Prohm. Well, Mavis and I who had not been late once, overslept and they nearly left without us. We had no time for ... Read more >


Day 11 - Journey to Siem Reap

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 15 Nov 2009 | Views [442]

On the bus again, i just can't wait to get on the bus again. We were on the bus from 7am and arrived in Siem Reap at 1.30pm. The bus ride consisted of some chat, but mostly sleep. We stopped along the way at a tourist spot and toilet stop. I didn't realise ... Read more >


Day 10 - Final day at Sunrise

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 14 Nov 2009 | Views [481]

this morning we started with a blessing from the monks. We went to a temple. None of us really knew what was in store for us. We were given incense that was lit and presented it to buddha under that massive statue. We then sat crossed legged on a mat ... Read more >


Day 9 - second day of visiting Sunrise

CAMBODIA | Friday, 13 Nov 2009 | Views [396]

We commenced the day with painting the outside of the building yellow. This was the hottest work to do. We all had sweat pouring out of our bodies. The kids arrived at Sunrise quite late. A school group had come to visit from Hong Kong. They were cooking ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 9 Sunrise Children's Village

CAMBODIA | Friday, 13 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

paint outside building, watch performance, make cards for geraldine
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Day 8 - First day of visiting Sunrise

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | Views [400]

We were supposed to start the day with a blessing for geraldine by the monks, but her operation is happening a bit later now. We all chipped in to buy paint so we could paint the kids rooms and the outside building. This morning we focussed on the rooms.... Read more >


Gallery: Day 8 Sunrise Children's Village

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

Painting kids rooms and making jewellery
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Day 7 - Return to Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | Views [454]

On the road again, this time by bus back to Phnom Penh. First stop was the sight of Sunrise 3. This is being funded by computershare. We had to park the bus at the main road and walk in through a village. All the villagers came to greet us. The kids ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 7 Return to Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

via Sunrise 3
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Day 6 - Kampot to Sihnoukville not cycling and beach time

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | Views [511]

Well i didn't see anything in Kampot except the inside of the cambodian hospital and the toilet bowl. Again, i was disappointed i would miss a second day of cycling. I was still quite weak but definately much better than the night before. We had breakfast ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 6 Kampot - Sihnoukville

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Day 5 - Kep to Kampot & Cambodian Hospital

CAMBODIA | Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | Views [1805]

Woke up not feeling great in general, then had a feeling of nausea. I had panadol as well as the precautionary anti-gas tablets - after all i didn't have anything yet. I still felt terrible even after a rest. I told Lynda, who was sitting outside my ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 4 & 5 Takeo - Kep

CAMBODIA | Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Day 5 Kep to Kampot

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 8 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Day 4 - Takeo to Kep cycling & the beach house

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 8 Nov 2009 | Views [618]

This is Day 4 in Cambodia but Day 2 of cycling. Our aim is to cycle another 30 kms today and then ride in the bus for another hour or so to reach our destination of the seaside town of Kep. We awoke from our "5 star hotel" in Takeo and ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 3 Phnom Penh to Takeo(Part 1)

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 7 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

Day 1 of cycling
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Day 3 Phnom Penh to Takeo - cycling & sweaty eyeballs

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 7 Nov 2009 | Views [726]

this was the day we had all anticipated. I had woken through the night after sever stomach pains, My room mate, Mavis had also experienced this. After i had breakfast, i had no more pains. We took the bus out of the city to the spot where we would ... Read more >


Gallery: Day 3 (Part 3)

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 7 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

on route to Takeo / bear rehab centre
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Gallery: Day 3 (Part 2)

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 7 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

Cycling PP to Takeo
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Gallery: Day 2 Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Friday, 6 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

The Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Khmer Surin Restaurant
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