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Ban Lung E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
15 June 2010

Riding an elephant in the woods near Ban Lung, CambodiaAfter we'd gotten to Ban Lung from Kratie in an overloaded van, stuffed with too many passengers, two garden temples and ...

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Roluos group E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

Tower of the Roluos group seen through a gateOn the way back from Beng Mealea we made a stop at the Roluos Group, consisting of three ruins representing Hariharalaya, ...

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Siem Reap to Tonlé Sap E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
11 June 2010

Windows of a house near Tonle sap lake, cambodiaOne afternoon we called our tuk-tuk driver again to take us to the Tonlé Sap lake Already on the way to the lake there ...

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Kbal Spean E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Caterpillar in the woods of Kbal Spean, right by the rock carvings in the creekKbal Spean was a nice change for all the ruins with its lush location amidst thick forests. Carvings in the river bed had been ...

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Ta Prohm E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Temple at Ta Prohm overgrown with a spung tree (Tetrameles nudiflora)Ta Prohm might be one of the more spectacular sites in the Angkor kingdom, with hundreds of trees all over ...

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Around Battambang E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
06 June 2010

A lonely flower on the pavement in BattambangAround Battambang there was quite a lot to see actually. We met a couple from the US we shared a tuk-tuk with that ...

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Phnom Penh E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
03 June 2010

Three monks in a row outside a temple on the Royal Palace grounds, posing for a picturePhnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia has a lot to offer, but the most spectacular might be the royal palace, although...

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Kampong Troch & around E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
01 June 2010

Traditional stilt house around Kampong TrochOn a daytrip from Kampot we hired a tuk-tuk for the day that took us to a couple of buddhist caves that lay scattered...

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Around Kratie E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
14 June 2010

Children at the road side near KratieWe started out, early in the morning, with the two of us on the back of one motorbike, as we had also done in China, but ...

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Beng Mealea E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

Rays of sunlight falling through smoke among the trees that surround Beng MealeaBeng Mealea is a complex of temples similar to Ankor Wat about 40 kilometres east of it. The sandstone structures ...

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Pre Rup/Pr.Kravan/Ph.Bakheng E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Two Cambodian monks waiting to see the sun set over the old Ankor kingdom from Pre RupOn of the days we stayed around Siem Reap, we went to see sun set at Pre Rup. The sky was not clear at all, but still the ...

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Siem Reap E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Colourful colonial architecture in the centre of Siem Reap, CambodiaSiem Reap is the usual basis for all visits to Angkor Wat and the surrounding ruins. Siem Reap is a lovely town ...

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Sra Srang & Banteay Kdei E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

An ancient wall around Sra Srang that is miraculously still standingNot far from Angkor Thom, the main city so to speak, lie Banteay Kdei and an early basin called Sra Srang, meaning ...

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Battambang E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
05 June 2010

Two Cambodian women carrying goods on large plates on their heads in BattambangBattambang seems a nice little provincial town, but actually is the second-largest city in Cambodia with around ...

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Bokor Hill Station E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
02 June 2010

The Casino at Bokor Hill Station near Kampot, CambodiaOn our last day in Kampot, we joined a tour to Bokor Hill station, that included a ride on the back of a truck and a two hour...

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Kampot E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
30 May 2010

Two monks begging for streets at people's doors in the streets of KampotAfter returning to the mainland from Phu Quoc island, we crossed the border at Ha Tien to Kampot. The twenty dollar ...

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Kratie E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

lightning over the Mekong River in Kratie, CambodiaFrom Siem Reap we took a (too) adventurous bus to Kratie, where we found an acceptable little inn. Kratie was a nice ...

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Chong Khneas in Tonlé Sap lake E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
11 June 2010

Cambodian man protecting himself from the sun with his scarf at Ton Lé Sap, CambodiaIn spite of the low water level, we managed to reach the lake through a muddy canal that we got stuck in several ...

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Banteay Samre & Banteay Srei E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Two children at Banteay Srei. One has just taken a flower from the pondBanteay Samre and Banteay Srei were two other tempel complexes further away from Ankor Thom that were defi...

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Angkor Thom E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Blue and black butterfly in ruins near Ankor ThomAngkor Thom was the living heart of the Ankor kingdom and featured many different structures. We were especially ...

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Angkor Wat E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
08 June 2010

The silhouette of the Angkor Wat ruins around 5 o'clock in the morningBy far the most popular sight in Cambodia, Angkor Wat draws over half a million visitors a year. Built for the Hindu ...

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Killing fields & Tuol Sleng prison E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
04 June 2010

Skulls inside the monument at the Killing Fields, CambodiaA day trip from Phnom Penh brought us to the infamous killing fields where thousands of Cambodian citizens were...

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Kep E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
01 June 2010

Logistics geta a whole new meaning if you see little moped trucks loaded in CambodiaOn the same tuk-tuk trip that took us to Kampong Troch, we drove to Kep, a tiny town south of Kampot that might not...

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