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Final thoughts on Cambodia (2018)
Well, once again, the title of this post is far too grandiose for the content, as the only town in Cambodia we visited this trip was Siem Reap. That said, here goes. If you are going to get sick, Siem … Continue reading
Are you getting templed out yet?
We are….But that didn’t stop us from booking a 6 am tuk-tuk yesterday to take us to two more temples. I think our hotel thought we were crazy. “But you will miss breakfast,” they said when we booked our tuk-tuk. … Continue reading
Off the beaten track in Siem Reap
One of the things Robert and I like best is getting off the beaten track a little bit and seeing how people really live in the places we visit. We were thrilled then to come across the combo tour offered … Continue reading
Iconic Angkor Wat
I’m guessing that pretty much every tourist who has ever set foot in Siem Reap intends to visit “Angkor Wat.” What many people don’t know is that Angkor Wat refers to one specific temple.
Siem Reap photography tour
Both of us would really like to learn to take better photos. So, while in Siem Reap, we booked a photography tour with Darren at Cambodia Images. Darren is a great teacher, he took us to cool places, and his … Continue reading
Beng Mealea by scooter
We love to ride scooters. I’m not sure why. I don’t drive them, so Robert never gets to do the same amount of sightseeing that I do. And, he gets annoyed because I’m pretty squirrelly while riding pillion because I … Continue reading
Loving the grand circuit
So, one of the most difficult decisions when coming to Siem Reap is deciding which temples to see and in which order. Everywhere you look, people talk about the small circuit and the grand circuit. But, they overlap. And, we … Continue reading
Has Ta Prohm been loved to death?
On our first day of temple hopping, after visiting Angkor Thom, we jumped into our tuk-tuk and headed to Ta Prohm, a temple built back in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Most people know this temple as the … Continue reading
A second visit to Angkor Thom
Siem Reap just might be the death of us. Getting up at 5:30 in the morning for a tour? Crazy! (And, honestly, we started late as many people arrive at the temples in time for sunrise. So. Not. On. Our. … Continue reading