Awe Inspiring Angkor December 24th 2006 Our available options for transport to Siem Reap included air, overland by bus or high speed boat up the Tonle Sap river, the latter two options we were told taking about five hours or so….lies, lies, all lies. There is no more scenic way to travel through a country than by boat we thought, so without further research we purchased tickets for the Rambo Express boat and showed up on the docks ea ... 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
In late 2006 I fulfilled a lifelong dream of traveling around the world by purchasing a one-way ticket to Cairo, Egypt. From there, I wandered through exotic lands, where I met many fascinating people and experiences amazing cultures.In less than three months I was able to cover not only Egypt, but Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Through the trip, I rediscovered my long pent up ambition to become a writer and photographer by "travel-blogging" my entire experience here at travelblog.org. I'm currently planning my first exhibition of pho... full info