temples December 12th 2006 As all good blogs start, we started on our bus journey to Siem Reap. This time the bus was completely full, and even more so after a couple of hours - we picked up a few more people who had to sit on plastic chairs in the aisle!
We had one interesting stop en route where we saw a local delicacy being served up - fried tarantulas! We saw a lady picking through them, obviously seeking out the best ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor 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