Phnom Pehn - in pictures January 9th 2008 Indigestion.
Hey, I'm not not complaining! My three weeks in south-east Asia - Cambodia and Laos, with overnight stops in Kuala Lumpur - earlier this month were simply stunning. It's a while since I've been somewhere that seemed initially so "foreign", so different. That has so much history, both ancient and remarkable, and recent and horrific. Where the people a ... 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 decided in early 2006 that I'd had enough of the London rat-race and the career thing - at least, for the time being - and that I'd like to take some time out: "me time", as it were; time to do at least some of the things that I'd been thinking about doing over the last few years but hadn't been able to fit in around work and client demands.
So here I am: backpack to the ready (to be honest, it had never really been put away after my '93-'94 round-the-world trip), and a gazillion ideas about how to fill the next xx months..... (And, no, I've no idea when I'll go back to the "real" worl... full info