A Horrendous History with a Positive Future June 11th 2011 On the way to Phnom Penh, our bus stopped off at some street stalls. Many locals were chomping away on what, to them, looked delicious. On closer inspection these guys were feasting on deep fried bugs. Cockroaches, grasshoppers and huge spiders. One lady was eating them like a packet of crisps, in the seat in front of us, on the bus. Not to my liking whatsoever!
James and I had little time to e ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh 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
I'm a halfy (English-Malay), from London UK. Some people may associate me with Bruce Lee or just a generic oriental. Very keen sportsman with cricket being my activity of choice (but apparently better at football); enjoy nature and science documentaries (closet Trekky too) plus have an ability to crack numerous amounts of bones in my body. Some people would be surprised to know I've had plastic surgery too
I depart the organised madness of London on March 5th, for a seven month expedition. I am to go by myself to discover places that I have only seen on television or didn't even know existe... full info