Romancing the locals March 2nd 2011 Things started in the right foot in Kampot when I alighted from the bus, collected my bag, and hired a moto driver to driver me to my chosen hotel.... all of 200 feet away. Of course I should by now be used to the wiley ways of moto/tuk tuk/taxi drivers. For the uninitiated among you here's a short example of a very probable conversation between new tourist in town and their driver:
Driver: Where ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Kampot 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
No sense of direction, an inate inability to read bus timetables (or maps come to think of it) and phermones enough to attract every small winged bitey beastie within a 10 mile radius. Combine this with a 3 month sojurn through SE Asia and what do you get?
You get... ME! Woot!
See you all when I get back; a more rounded, organised and generally more affable individual (just thought I'd slip that in incase my boss is reading!).... full info