Day 13: A memorable moment October 27th 2009 A wise and well-traveled friend of ours advised us that the smart way to travel for long periods is to carve out time for a few short vacations within your vacation (thanks Julie!). After almost 2 weeks on the road, we've decided that it's time to heed that advice - but starting in the afternoon because we had big plans for this morning.
A tuk-tuk driver picked us up at the hotel at 5:00am an ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap 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
We've decided to take off six months to see Asia and Australia and revisit New Zealand before we turn 40. Angelique's been to Asia once (Bhutan, a few days in Malaysia, only one in Singapore) and this will be Adrian's first time on the continent. Neither one of us has been to Australia but we did spend 3 weeks in New Zealand in 2007 and can't wait to return. If all goes well, our plan to is to spend a week in Japan, six weeks in southeast Asia, 2-3 in Australia and then 3 months in New Zealand, returning home to San Francisco in late March, 2010. Enjoy the blog!... full info