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Trip: SEAsia

There are [5] stories from my trip: SEAsia

Back on land

THAILAND | Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [327]

I have just returned from 4 days of scuba diving off the coast of Thailand. Great group of diverse divers on a liveaboard ranging from 20 somethings to a 70 year old japanese guy completing his 1500 dive.Each day was basically, dive, eat, sleep, dive ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Fishing Village; boat living

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Views [415] | Comments [2]

This morning I took off on my own to explore the village down on the Tonle Sap river. The drive down there out of Siem Reap revealed much higher levels of poverty and suggested that the touristo dollars will benefit those that can be in a position to ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

"Wat are you doing today?"

CAMBODIA | Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [388] | Comments [2]

We spent three days in Siem Reap exploring the temples, floating fishing villages, markets, silk farms, and the streets. This area is a major tourist destination and is becomming "Disneyesque" with hotels going up as fast as you can say "... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

A world of contrasts

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [347]

Today I went to the markets. My mission is to get a digital camera but also to check out the scene. The first stop was the central market. it was like the biggest flea market that I have ever seen. The building is a huge yellow dome with only one floor ... Read more >

Tags: Markets

Travel blips

THAILAND | Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | Views [286]

The 24 hour flight was much easier than I thought - it felt like constant darkness unless food was being served so lots of naps and quiet. I did not make the connection in Bangkok due to late plane and not having checked all the way through to Phenom ... Read more >

Tags: Airports