Indiana Jones and the Temples of Gloom (AKA Angkor Amazingness) November 6th 2009 November 2nd to November 6th 2009 - Siem Reap, Bangkok
I cannot quite bring myself to believe that this is the very final day of this trip. The final day of actual trip-ness I mean, I don't count tomorrow, which will be a very long bus trip to Bangkok and my third and final night sleeping in the airport, nor the day after, which will consist of an even longer plane trip home. As alway ... 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
This blog started, as do so many others, with an attempt to let parents and friends know what I was up to during my first ever trip outside of Western Europe: four months in India. Unfortunately, after a near miss with the bombs in Mumbai in November 2008 my mother refused to read any more blogs as they kept giving her panic attacks...
My biggest joys in travel are awe-inspiring scenery, and what I would love to term 'comparative anthropology', but really ... full info