Cambodia July 21st 2007 The World's bumpiest bus journey is undertaken from Bangkok to Siam Reap, so bad that I am surprised the buses survive the journey at all. We saw one car on this five hour bone rattling test of endurance that had slid into a river off the muddy, slippery roads. Re-assuring. We stopped to ask if they needed help, but a truck and some rope were on the way. So we left on our arse numbing way and arri ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Bokor Hill Station 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
A Rake's progress. I'm going Westway to the World. Like Biggles in the Orient I'm looking for Gin in Teacups and Cannons at Dawn, searching for my own private Arcadia. I'll find it somewhere over the railings.
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