Temples, Bikes & Buckets in Siem Reap April 28th 2012 We have been on mini buses before in South-East Asia that were clearly a test of our survival skills. No idea why we thought this trip was going to be any better. We spent more time on the left side of the road (which is the wrong side of the road) than the right side of the road. I am also convinced that the horn was definitely jammed on the whole time. There is no way that someone could have the ... 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
Late last year (2011) we had a brain explosion of an idea to quit our long-standing jobs (of 4 & 6 years) and pack up all of our belongings and store away in a shed for safe keepings whilst we travel the globe.
We plan on going through South East Asia, South America, Canada, New Zealand & road-tripping North America. We had very little time to plan the trip so we are literally taking things 1 day at a time. Our timeframe is non-existent although our insurance company will be chasing more money when our yearly cover runs out.
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