Boneshaker Bamboo Train, Green Orange and Fish Paste Factory November 17th 2015 What do you get when you combine bamboo with a 250cc motorcycle engine and left over flatbed minesweepers from the Civil War? A train of course! But only in Battambang as these trains are unique, a cheap way for locals to travel, an inventive response to a lack of public transport. The 'noris' are assembled on a single track and have no brakes. If two noris are playing chicken on the same line, th ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Battambang 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
I started these blogs as a record for myself- something to read and comfort me when I'm old, cold and broke, wondering where all my money went...
With time, my blogs have developed as it turned out other people were reading them! This has inspired me to improve my writing (well I try) and add more photos. I hope you enjoy reading my blogs and please do leave comments.
The photos in the blog are taken on my phone, but when I return home, I always have lots of images from my DSLR, that I upload to Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wadeyc
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