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The First Few Days

Well, we successfully collected our bikes from Turpan station on Saturday afternoon and spent the next few hours sorting out our gear and attempting to repack it all into our panniers. This proved somewhat difficult, as with only two rear … Continue reading

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Have a Little Faith

Travelling of all descriptions requires a little faith, but none as much as cycle touring, or rather, I should say, travelling with a bicycle as we try to navigate buses, trains and pedestrian only areas in foreign countries. I had … Continue reading

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A Siem Reap Cycle Tour

For anyone interested in doing their own cycle tour in Cambodia, this blog post is for you! When we searched the internet initially, we found that most of the information online was for guided tours with established companies in Siem … Continue reading

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Anlong Veng to Siem Reap

It is 126km (over 80 miles) from Anlong Veng to Siem Reap, if you take the short cut through Angkor Wat. What we didn’t realise until later, was that you were unable to take this shortcut that we had in … Continue reading

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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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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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