My return to Siem Reap - Same, Same but Different! January 20th 2015 Two bus trips, two flights, one tuk tuk ride and 21 hours after leaving Toowoomba, I finally arrive at the hotel which I'll be calling home for the next five weeks - Horizons Cambodia! When I left Siem Reap in April 2013 I knew I would return, and now that time has finally arrived!
Horizons is well situated, in Street 23 Wat Bo, on the opposite side of the river to the main town area. It is an ... 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
After months of research, the itinerary is set in stone and I am on the verge of departure for my second trip to India, this time with my sister Ginny. This isn't an organised tour, I have created our itinerary myself, visiting twelve fascinating destinations including Hampi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Orchha, and Khajuraho. We fly into Hyderabad in central Southern India and depart from Amritsar in the North. In between we'll have 35 days to enjoy all the colour and chaos India has to offer. We'll be sleeping on overnight trains, enjoying the luxury of travelling with private drivers for two section... full info