Cambodia April 30th 2009 Cambodia. Magic. Tragic.
I think it's fair to say that this is the first country we've visited where we've eagerly awaited departure. This is not to say it wasn't without it's highlights, in fact we found some islands off its shores with beaches and solitude that rival any we've stumbled across anywhere on the this little spheroid we call home. It is also home to Angkor Wat and its surroundin ... read more
Asia » Cambodia 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
Two New Yorkers (one native, one South African) who decided to put our ¨normal¨ lives on hold for about a year and see the world. Without much of an agenda, we quit our jobs, gave up our apartment, and left behind all but what we could fit into two backpacks in hopes of expanding our minds, broadening our horizons, and possibly creating a new sense of normal for ourselves. We hope you enjoy reading about our travels.
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