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The Kirwan Twins Adventures We've finally graduated, so we're setting off for three months to backpack around India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand before entering the "real world."


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Detour to Battambang

Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [1319] | Comments [1]

From Angkor Wat, we hoppped on a bus to Battambang, a French colonial town that was meant to be charming and lazy place set on a river. The taxi picked us up from the Dead Fish at 7am and drove us, literally, around the corner to the travel agent. After ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Angkor WHAT?

Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [759]

Our first stop in Cambodia was Siem Riep, home to Angkor Wat, an ancient city of temples vying for a spot as one of the new seven wonders of the world. Thanks to the eager staff at the Dead Fish, we found a wonderful tuk-tuk driver named Merci, who ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Official Corruption

Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [588]

Crossing into Cambodia was a special treat. Emily, Shana, Dimbo, and I arrived at the bus terminal at the crack of dawn only to discover that the 7:30am bus was canceled in leu of the 10:30am bus. So, we made ourselves comfortable with some Thai ... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies

The Killing Fields

Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [659]

As some of you may not know....Cambodia was the site of unfathomable violence, or what many call genocide, during the Khmer Rouge (a.k.a. Pol Pot regime. From 1975-1979, about 2 million men, women, and children were killed in order to pave way for ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Culinary Bliss and Happy People

Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [1414]

Phnom Phen is a city where I could quite easily see myself living... Compared to Delhi, the capital is immaculate and locals take care to keep their plethora of open green parks and wide streets clean. Funnily enough, the dirtiest part of the city ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating



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