Dodging Landmines and Motorbikes February 7th 2012 After finishing up at the temples and saying goodbye to Siam Reap we boarded a bus to Battambang. The usual route for temple-goers is to experience Angkor Wat and then head straight to Phnom Penh to see the capital. As we had plenty of time on our visas to explore Cambodia we thought we would take the time to see Battambang before heading to Phnom Penh. Battambang is a 3 hour bus ride from Siem Re ... 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
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