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Angkor Wat  

Angkor Wat

We had our minds set on the marvel of Angkor Wat and nothing could stop us. Overheated buses, cheeky guides, slow border crossings or funky roadside food
HCMC- Siem Reap – on the bus again... a description of what happens at the border and how to avoid scams...

December 15th 2012
We braced ourselves to once again become part of the masses and board the bus... We gave up trying to figure out what the best bus to take was (so many companies offer the same thing with slight variations, and we know they all offer buses/conditions that have little to no root in reality – new buses, toilets, etc...) and booked through our hotel in Saigon. This is how the bus trip went (we did ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
28th December 2012

This photo is absolutely beautiful! Well done.
29th December 2012

Thank you!
Pure luck and a little bit of patience is all you need ;-)

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