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... fields are a physical contradiction: ignoring the history, they actually felt like the most calm and peaceful place we experienced in all of Phnom Penh. If you ignored the monument and signs, it would look like nothing more than a nice park, albeit one under construction due to several large holes. In truth, those holes are the remains of large mass graves, and it's impossible to miss the large tower in the middle filled with human bones. One of ...
... Penh to Siem Reap, the largest town in the area of Angkor, home of the spectacular temples of the Khmer Empire. We went from the depressing modern era of Cambodian history to the beauty and magic of the past.
I have a personal history with Angkor that spans over thirty years. As a 20 year-old backpacker I had set out for Angkor from Bangkok. It was 1968. The pilgrimage ended in Pakse in southern Laos, where I contracted what I think may have been ...
The trip from Koh Chang to Phnom Penh was pretty normal, except for the border crossing itself. As I had read before, entering Cambodia overland is far more a hassle then arriving by air. Arriving at the border you are instantly approached by nasty touts who will prepare the visa paperwork for you. The visa itself costs around 10$ more than arriving by air, simply because of „corruption fee“ delegated from officials ...
... the kind I would
have wanted to be If the worst happened. We'd been dating over a year
and this was something neither of us had ever spoken of so it was
accepted that it wasn't an issue.
I took it on the chin and
figured it was something I could deal with at a later time, hopefully
The next morning she was
catching her connecting flight out to the little province town she
called home. I was riding down on the bike ...
... in excitement
so we waved his lead around which made him even worse. Every time we
clipped it on him he would grab it with his mouth and try to kill it
even though he sat there patiently while we put it on. We lead him
out to the road and took him along with us. He was always pretty good
on the lead. The first time I had taken him out he was good, it was
like he'd been trained already, he followed closely and kept up as I
walked. He wasn't quite so ...