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Wrapping up Cambodia

Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | Views [520]

I feel I have been here a long time even if I haven’t. It’s the wealth and depth of the experience that makes it so. After Siem Reap and Angkor I took a boat to Battambag along what is supposed to be one of Cambodia’s most scenic routes. This time of ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Cambodia

Sunday, 8 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Temples of Angkor

Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Magical Angkor

Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [460]

You may have seen pictures, read or heard about the splendour of Angkor but nothing can ever prepare you for the actual site. It’s a mind-boggling combination of elegance and size, harmony and impact with modernity hardly interfering with it. Coming upon ... Read more >

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Chance encounters

Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | Views [448]

I would not have said anything about the people that I keep bumping into but today the unthinkable happened and therefore this merits being on the record. This is not “Casablanca” and I am not Ingrid Bergman but of all the people in all the places and ... Read more >

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Phnom Penh

Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | Views [465]

I like Phnom Penh, it’s got a vibe, something alive about it even though it full of contradictions. The royal palace is flanked by shanty town buildings and child beggars on the streets. The city has temples that are the birthplaces of Cambodian Buddhism ... Read more >

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I planted rice!

Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | Views [980] | Comments [1]

I planted rice! It is the highlight of my journey and I wish I could do more. It was at Don and Kreagh’s place. There was nothing much to do and I dared ask if it was possible. Sure enough the next day we trudged across the fields and got to a plot where ... Read more >

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Cambodian Homestay

Sunday, 1 Jul 2007 | Views [1499] | Comments [1]

I am staying two nights with Don and his lovely Cambodian wife Kreagh on a small village outside Kampog Cham. This is one of those impromptu and completely unplanned detours. Part of an effort to find inspiration and experience new things. Ii found out ... Read more >

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What really matters

Saturday, 30 Jun 2007 | Views [449] | Comments [1]

I spent the day cycling along the Mekong now finally in Cambodia. The people are just as friendly, the river wider and miracle of miracles 15km up the road from Kratie there are sweet water dolphins. They were beautiful and they were free and ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

 

 

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