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Travel Report: Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia.

November 2015. One of the many things I liked about my day touring Angkor’s amazing temples is that each structure we visited had a clear identity that set it apart from the others. As one of the so-called modern wonders of the world, Angkor Wat was an experience of pure grandeur and scale. Furthermore, the […]

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Travel Report: Bayon Temple, Cambodia.

November 2015. A day or two spent touring Cambodia’s astounding Angkor Temples is one of South East Asia’s definitive highlights. One of Angkor’s most fascinating structures is Bayon Temple, known locally as The Temple of Faces. Having started my day tour with the incredible Angkor Wat, I was wondering if Bayon might pale in comparison. […]

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Travel Report: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum – Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

December 2015. It wasn’t all fun and games during my stay in Phnom Penh. Somewhere along the way my travel mate and I knew we had to stop by Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to learn more about Cambodia’s dark history. The atrocities carried out here by The Khmer Rouge in the 1970s were unspeakable, and […]

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Travel Report: Choeung Ek Killing Fields, Phnom Penh.

December 2015. After a couple of hours wandering around the unwaveringly grim Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the last thing I felt like doing was going out to Choeung Ek Killing Fields. After all, this is the place where so many Cambodian prisoners were finally put out of their misery in the mid 1970s. But in […]

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Travel Report: Kep Crab Market, Cambodia.

December 2015. What an oddly fascinating day we’d had wandering around the Cambodian ghost city of Kep. We’d strolled across tiny Kep Beach, admired the old flaky colonial villas and walked for hours down its neglected promenade. Along the way we exchanged greetings with sittin’ doin’ nothin locals and saw the dusty old amusement park […]

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Travel Report: Cruising The Kampot River, Cambodia.

December 2015. A sunset cruise down the magical Praek Tuek Chhu River is quite possibly the most popular thing to do in the Cambodian city of Kampot. The river’s name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue for us foreigners. As a result, you’ll find most people refer to it simply as The Kampot River. Whatever you call it, […]

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Travel Report: Bokor National Park Part II, Cambodia.

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my article: Bokor National Park Part I December 2015. As a former French hill station back in the colonial days of the 1920s, a visit to Cambodia’s Bokor National Park is all about sweeping views and abandoned buildings. This Catholic Church was […]

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Travel Report: Otres Beach 2 – Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

December 2015. The Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville is home to a discreet beach scene that offers several fine stretches of golden sand. The best of these are the Otres beaches 1 & 2, both of which run down a lovely strip of coastline hugging the Gulf of Thailand. My travel buddy Wonderboy and I […]

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