Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sra Aem to Anlong Veng

Feeling thoroughly refreshed after our amazing night in the grandest hotel yet, we set off on our penultimate day in high spirits. As was becoming regular tradition we sat and ate barbequed pork on rice with pickled veg for breakfast … Continue reading

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Kulin to Sra Aem

As with the other mornings, we set off in good time, but unlike yesterday, we decided to stop for a proper breakfast, rather than survive on sugar all morning, and we were so glad we had! Unlike the other days … Continue reading

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Svay Leu to Kulin (Kulean)

Despite our night in a grim “hotel” both Fi and I slept reasonably well, and thankfully, we seemed to escape the bed bugs, a genuine concern in a place so dirty. We set off early, as much to get out … Continue reading

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Siem Reap to Svay Leu

Fi (my sister) and I set off from Siem Reap at 8.30am on Tuesday morning. We were carrying a small rucksack each with a couple of changes of clothes, some toiletries, a few spare inner tubes and a pack of cards … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

Well, what can I say? It is as stunning and impressive as everybody says. My sister Fi and I hired bikes from our hostel in Siem Reap and cycled out to Angkor Wat at 5.30am. We had been aiming for … Continue reading

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A Family Holiday

It had been almost a year since we had all been together as a family when I went to greet my parents and two sisters in Bangkok airport a few weeks ago. We had an amazing two weeks together, and felt … Continue reading

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A Waking City

I arrived in Bangkok this morning. To be precise I arrived in Bangkok at 5.45am this morning. I was not dropped in the bus station, but in the middle of a random street in a random part of the city. … Continue reading

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