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Cambodia

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Burgers, Fries and Visa to Go

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [731]

One of our primary reasons for coming to Sihanoukville was to get our Vietnamese visa. Apparently this is one of the two places in Cambodia, and one of the two places in the world, where you can get your visa at the low cost of $35 USD, in a record ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Tips


Stunning Beaches of Sihanoukville

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [650]

Landlocked for far too long, we are in need of a strong dose of salt water and sand.  Sihanoukville delivers the goods.  On the southern coast of Cambodia, we are rewarded with crystal clear emerald water and white sand beaches.  We have plopped ourselves ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Cambodian Cuisine

Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | Views [979]

Several restaurants in Cambodia proudly announce on large signs in entrance ways, "We don't serve dog, cat, rat or worm."  We have seen some crazy things skewered and barbecued or fried up:  snakes, frogs, crickets, beetles, spiders... Despite ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Familiar Sights from Cambodia

Sunday, 1 Jul 2007 | Views [928]

We're enjoying our second pass through Phnom Penh.  We've chosen to stay near the riverside this time, and the city is a buzz with activity.  Ornate wats rise through the city, surrounded by parks and circled by monks clad in orange robes.  Groups of ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


The Cambodian Strip-Mall

Saturday, 30 Jun 2007 | Views [2325]

Many enterprising Cambodians line the streets in highly touristed areas - each of the big temple/sites in Angkor, and on the streets of popular tourist cities of Siem Ream and Phnom Penh, into what we'll term as the portable "strip mall" or ... Read more >

Tags: Markets


Cambodia's Dark Past

Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | Views [948]

In history classes we'd learned a bit about Cambodia and some of it's peoples' struggles through civil war, famine, and the Khmer Rouge regime.  Nothing puts it into better perspective than being here, seeing the memorials, sights, hearing the stories, ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Street Kids & SUV's

Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [877]

"Buy me, sir," calls out the young Cambodian woman from her street vendor stall.  “No, buy from me,” shouts the one right next to her.  We've learned that nearly 50% of the Cambodian population is age 15 or younger.  It seems like that entire ... Read more >

Tags: Shopping


Amazing Angkor

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Views [643]

It’s difficult to put into words, the astounding beauty and magnificence of the Temples of Angkor.  After having seen the temples, stupas and wats in India, Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos, we had saved the Angkor in Cambodia, for the grand finale.... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Pimp Daddy and His Tuk-Tuk Drivers

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Views [1213]

Our driver was the guy who picked us up at the bus station.  We had agreed upon a price, and time (9:00 a.m.) for the next day.  His friend who also speaks English well was set up to take our Israeli travel friends together with us.  They had instructed ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Welcome to Cambodia: The Rock Star Experience

Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [952]

Our half-day bus ride to Siem Reap, which should have had us there by 11:00 a.m. as originally sold, lasted all day.  We finally arrived in Siem Reap, Darrin, I and our two Israeli buddies Daniel and Esouf.  We peer out the windows of the bus to see a ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Through Cambodia

Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Views [793]

With entry stamps and passports in hand, we load into a new mini-van, packed with two additional Cambodians needing a lift, and the original 11 of us tourists.  The driver attempted to drive off, without any A/C, and with that many people packed in the ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

 

 

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