Category Archives: Cambodia

S-21 and the “killing fields”

  Day 67, Sunday 11 March 2012, Phnom Penh and back to Bangkok Final day of a two day stop over in Phnom Penh, I was keen to get out to S-21 and Killing fields today, had a light breakfast … Continue reading

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A wasted day in Phnom Penh

Day 66, Saturday 10 March 2012, Phnom Penh I had a pretty good sleep last night but was straight to the loo when I woke up – damnit, today was killing fields day !  I gave things a rest for … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, think it is has finally happened…

Day 65, Friday 09 march 2012, Siem Reap to Phnom Penh Last night in Siem Reap, I have enjoyed staying here, lots to see and do, nice people and pretty cheap, definitely another place to put on my list of … Continue reading

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A visit to Preah Vihear Temple or was it Preah Vihear army base.

Day 64, Thursday 08 March 2012, Siem Reap –  Preah Vihear. You will recall that a couple of days ago I met Cheeba, a Canadian woman here in Siem Reap for a holiday to see the temples. She had hired … Continue reading

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Chillaxing

Day 63, Wednesday 07 March 2012, Siem Reap. Today was the day we were going to head to Battambang by boat, but apparently when it is too dry the trip is a lot longer, a lot more boring and occasionally … Continue reading

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Gallery – Siem Reap Bikes

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An Indy (Jones) day

Day 62, Tuesday 06 March 2012, Siem Reap – Beng Mealea. Today was going to be our final day in Siem Reap and therefore our final temple visit.  We chose Beng Mealea as it is about 60k from town, so a … Continue reading

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Angkor Thom, Part 2 – Bayon

Day 61, Monday 05 March 2012, Siem Reap – Angkor Thom, Part 2 of 2 I have split today into two posts as we saw an awful lot and I took a massive amount of pictures. I have also made a … Continue reading

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Angkor Thom P1

Day 61, Monday 05 March 2012, Siem Reap – Angkor Thom, Part 1 of 2 I have been looking forward to today’s temple visit (though I must admit I have looked forward to everything I have done around Siem Reap) … Continue reading

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Gallery – Faces of Bayon

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Prasat Bayon is a 12 th century temple inside the larger Angkor Thom complex. It is famous for its 216 faces, supposedly  the faces are of the bodhisattva of compassion named Avalokitesvara, but they apparently look remarkably like the “god-king” Jayavarman … Continue reading

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