Monthly Archives: January 2014

Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

There are a few options to get from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh. The bus is the cheapest, but the speedboat is the coolest. One thing to consider is that this is one tight ship. I don’t mean clean or … Continue reading

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Angkor Archeological Park

This is the number one tourist destination in Cambodia, which is an automatic Brent repellant, but the significance of the Angkor ruins far outweighs my hate of crowds. Angkor Wat, billed as the largest religious building in the world, headlines … Continue reading

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Ellen in Cambodia

Although Ellen’s death was the necessary kick in the pants to get busy livin’, I have been remiss in updating on her visits in Asia. The first scattering In Thailand I didn’t post about, because I probably did something somewhere … Continue reading

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Apsara Spice Garden

An apsara is a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. An apsara is also a dancing figure seen all over Cambodia. On the road up to the temples of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, … Continue reading

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Siem Reap Miscellany

Oh, thank… Eh, close enough. Don’t be this guy. When you visit other cultures, no matter how many accommodations the very kind people make to you, please consider the local customs and religions. There’s some interesting stuff here. This is … Continue reading

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