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Sneak Preview of Angkor Temples

Posted by on September 3rd, 2011 in Asia, Cambodia | 12 comments

The most known of the temples, Angkor Wat, but from a different angle you normally see I think we saw over two dozen Angkor temples in Siem Reap in Cambodia, and as I am quite trigger happy, that means a lot of photos. I actually think I have too many photos from Angkor, well over a thousand. If you’d ask my sister, she would definitely say that I have too many photos. And therein lies the the problem; I don’t want to see any more Angkor temples. So many temples The Khmer were also big on building huge water reserves When I was writing (read: struggling with) this post, I just happened to also read Dalenes post All ruined out, which stroke a chord with me. When traveling, you can easily overdose on something and in this case it...

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Disconnecting at Bamboo Island in Cambodia

Posted by on August 28th, 2011 in Asia, Cambodia, Photos | 6 comments

Our beach on Bamboo island If I told you about a place on an island with only maybe few dozen people around. Place with no TVs at all, no mobile coverage and no Internet. Place with barely enough electricity for lights after sunset until midnight. Place with absolutely nothing to do and no connections to the outside world. Would I be describing paradise or hell for you? * We arrived on Bamboo Island after a boat ride than can easily be called rough. The boat being the standard small wooden boat used a lot in these parts was of course a lot lower than the meter waves it was navigating through. The water often being level with borders of the boat as the boat dived and banked before climbing back up again and again. Especially worrying was the moment...

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