Sunrise with a thousand spectators January 28th 2007 Angkor TemplesA short, bumpy bus ride northwards and you hit Cambodia’s main tourist town: Siem Reap - gateway to the Angkor temples. We hired a Tuk Tuk for the entire day, rising at 5am to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat (in the company of thousands of other tourists) and then spent the rest of the day walking through the incredible 12th century ruins. (Actually, it’s probably ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
Originally from South Africa and Australia we have both been living in London for many, many moons. An amazing city, it has kept our attention for longer than most before and it is with a bittersweet feeling that we have finally decided to leave for the sunny shores of Australia.
We have always loved to travel and have toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe, but these have always been comfortable holidays staying in nice hotels, so it is with great excitement that we have decided to see the world from a different angle, and for a much longer period of time. The plan is to backpack ... full info