Angkor Wat and Siem Reap May 25th 2013 Angkor Watt and Siem Reap
A couple of days prior to arrival in Bangkok, I got an email from the tour operator that they are discontinuing the Angkor Wat tour as they were not happy with the performance of the tour. But they offered to transfer me to another program who was supposed to be good and do it in my budget. I was very apprehensive at the news but reluctantly agreed to it. First of all ... 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
Was born in Kerala, India just after WW II (in 1946), studied at St.Joseph's College Devagiri Calicut. Initial jobs varied from teacher to fisheries inspector in the Laccadive Islands, Automobile and Aeronautical Enginner, Coconut plantation Manager and Engineering Foreman in a spinning mill. Unhappy with the lot, took up studies again, this time as Polymer Technologist (Rubber) and worked in Northern Ireland as Rubber Chemist in Arntz Belting, and Technical Manager/Director in Enbi Seals Ireland in the Republic. Retired from full-time employment in 2012.
I'm finally off on the trip of my lif... full info