Siem Reap - Doesn't serve dog, cat, rat or worm! February 1st 2010 We arrived in Siem Reap knackered. Our shared taxi had dropped us off in the outskirts - conveniently next to a lot of tuk tuks who were ready and willing to take us into the main town area. We had seen the name of a hotel run by a charity called Sala Baiis. When we got dropped of we lugged our bags back from the main area to this hotel. Only to find out that the place was fully booked as a Michel ... 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
Last year we visited 9 Asian countries in 9 months. This year we will be picking up where we left off. First we will be going to the far end of Indonesia to the Moluccas for 2 months. After that we are heading for the Philippines for a bit of island hopping. Next its Hong Kong, South Korea and Macau before heading back to the Philippines to explore the north of the country. From Manila we fly to Singapore and then we have a month where we are not sure where to go, maybe China, maybe India?
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