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crustyadventures Random travel thoughts from WorldNomad's Community Manager

Market Yum-Yums

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 15 Feb 2005 | Views [2130]

It’s inevitable that one of my travel obsessions to make it in words in going to be food. Cambodia does not disappoint on this front and i’ll need to upload some photos to bring all the colour to life. This is just a small snippet from a market foray ... Read more >

Tags: food

Cambodia: Bonkers

CAMBODIA | Monday, 14 Feb 2005 | Views [1028]

The world has been filled with the chaotic sights, smells, sounds and tastes (especially tastes!) of Cambodia. The initial rush of landing in a dusty, colourful country has passed now and I can cross the road confidently as a million motorbikes speed ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Transport

CAMBODIA | Monday, 14 Feb 2005 | Photo Gallery

Sometimes it just doesn’t seem possible that all those people can fit on a motorbike, that the road rules can be so flagrantly ignored and that anything with wheels is better than without!
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Fresh eyes / Familiar Asia

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 8 Feb 2005 | Views [922]

STC’s snapping with new camera is frenzied and the results electrifying. We’ve only been here for 24 hours – fresh eyes’n’all that! Cambodia is feeling a little more familar than I thought – Vietnam in 2002 was a great Asian introduction ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Burning Up on Re-entry

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Jan 2004 | Views [1268]

I'm back at home this afternoon after an overnight flight (aguably preferable to your overnight busrides) and experiencing mild burn-up on re-entry symptons. A little bit of reverse culture shock going on, noticing all the large white people, the ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Mud spatterings and hellos

VIETNAM | Sunday, 14 Dec 2003 | Views [1733]

Thanks for your mails of late: it was wonderful to return mud-splattered and damp from the mountains in Sapa to a load of news from home (and indeed, around the world!). I've just had my shoes shined by the shoe-shine boy for 5000 dong (about ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Hanoi Calling

VIETNAM | Sunday, 7 Dec 2003 | Views [1160]

It's Sunday morning and Hanoi is still buzzing. There doesn't seem to be any time for rest... the world is there and the residents are still trying to scratch a dollar off it. It rained early and I thought it might get cold -after all it is winter ... Read more >

Tags: culture, luck

Photos: NSW North Coast 2003

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 1 Feb 2003 | Photo Gallery

Byron, beer and beaches
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