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Observations, In Pictures [Cambodia]

Some parting observations of Cambodia, in pictures.

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S-21 and the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields [Cambodia]

In January, Chase and I visited the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, and I found it to be an incredibly moving experience.  Visiting the S-21 prison and the killing fields in Phnom Penh evoked similar emotions. Prior to our trip to Cambodia, I … Continue reading

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Paddy’s Fight Club [Learn a Martial Art, Cambodia]

When we rode our bikes through the Angkor temples (in case you missed it), we met two Phnom Penh residents–an Australian girl and her Swedish roommate.  They were so friendly and gave us various recommendations of what to do when we … Continue reading

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Phnom Kulen National Park [Cambodia]

On our third day in Siem Reap, we wanted to get out.  Perhaps the prior day’s trip to Beng Mealea had affirmed the good times to be had when you step out of tourist central.  Or perhaps it was the … Continue reading

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Biking Through the Countryside to Beng Mealea [Cambodia]

On our first day in Cambodia, we biked around the Angkor temples, but our second day was arguably my most favorite of the entire trip. We hired a guide (again through Grasshopper Adventures) to lead us ~40 miles into the Cambodian countryside to … Continue reading

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Angkor Temples by Bike [Cambodia]

As I left Thailand, I prepared myself to be a unnerved by Cambodia. I shouldn’t have gone through the effort, though, because Cambodia calmed me from the start.  First, it was the friendly people.  We flew into a rinky-dink airport … Continue reading

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The Logistics of It All [Thailand/Cambodia/Vietnam]

They say that if you come back from travel well rested and relaxed, you did it wrong. I returned from 2.5 weeks in SE Asia exhausted and jet lagged, yet immensely content–so I’d say that say I did something very … Continue reading

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The Next Six Weeks

Peculiar things, these opportunities.  Sometimes they fall out of the sky and slap you in the face, begging you to notice them.  On the other side of the spectrum, they ask you get off your lazy butt and create them … Continue reading

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And I’ve Got Two Tickets

I read the book Eat, Pray, Love and wasn’t thrilled.  Liz Gilbert whines a little too much for my taste and–on more than one occasion–I wanted to smack her through the pages and say: So, around the time she leaves … Continue reading

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