Merry Khymer Christmas December 25th 2008 Merry Christmas from Cambodia!!
We were up before dawn this morning, not because we couldn't sleep as we were so excited, but to welcome in Christmas day at Angkor Wat. We watched the sunrise over the amazing structure then sat down (on the grass) for a civilised picnic of bread, olives, Camembert and nutella. All local Khymer specialties, apparently.
We'll put on a full entry soon but we ho ... 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
Nic and Cat are off for six moths for an amazing trip around the world. We are putting the day jobs on hold, binning the mobile phones and taking off to venture where nobody has ever been before. Well, we'll stick to the main tourist routes, obviously.
This trip has been in our minds for the last couple of years and we've been planning it for about a year. We finally settled on a route, which will take us through the following countries before our return in May 2009 - just in time for the great British Summer!: Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia (Bali), Australia, New... full info