Category: Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angkor Wat & Banteay Srei
[ 1 ] July 18, 2012 |

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angkor Wat & Banteay Srei

Our second day of temple tramping started bright and early – well, not so bright but definitely early. We were out the door at 5am and on our way to the most famous and iconic temple of them all – Angkor Wat. The sky still blackened by night, we arrived at Angkor Wat and settled […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia – Ta Prohm & Preah Khan
[ 0 ] July 17, 2012 |

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Ta Prohm & Preah Khan

With Angkor Thom eating up our entire morning, we quickly grabbed a bite at a local restaurant near by.  After some local cuisine and some surprisingly amazing cashew nut smoothies and avocado smoothies (both of which I would HIGHLY recommend), we hopped back in Sokhom’s car and headed for our last two destinations of the […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angkor Thom & Bayon
[ 0 ] July 17, 2012 |

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angkor Thom & Bayon

Temple Time.  Our first morning in Siem Reap was started off right with an amazingly tasty and filling breakfast at Sojourn Hotel.  Bellies full and ready to tackle the day we were greeted in the driveway of our hotel by Sokhom Meas, our local guide for the next three days. Sokhom had come to us […]

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Boat to Siem Reap, Cambodia
[ 2 ] July 16, 2012 |

Boat to Siem Reap, Cambodia

Travel days.  These logistical necessities are certainly the redheaded stepchildren of the planning process.  They never get much attention until a day or two prior to departure – then its all hands on deck trying to figure out the best, cheapest, and quickest way to get from point a to point b.  Oddly enough, despite […]

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Arrival and FCC
[ 2 ] July 13, 2012 |

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Arrival and FCC

It’s impossible to know what to expect on travel days. Will the flight be on time? Will customs make me unpack my entire bag? Will the sea cooperate for the ferry crossing? Will the ancient bus make it that far? Will the driver actually take me where I need to go? Traveling between cities can […]

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