CambodiaArrival Date: Feb 5, 2014
Entries from Cambodia
I remember seeing The Killing Fields when it came out many years ago. I recall being horrified and moved to tears. I know the names Kmer Rouge and Pol Pot. I know many people died for no good reason.
The last few days in Cambodia brought us to bat caves and riding bamboo trains
We left Cambodia a day early. The original plan—and mind you, the concept of “plan” is always soft with us—was to stay in the town of Battambang for three days and then just breeze thro
We are now in a city in Cambodia called Battambang—a name that’s funny to say, as in “batta-bing batta-bang,” but a name that’s easy to remember. I’m not sure why we’re here. Afte
Images from our 3 days in Siem Reap and our visit to the ruins at Angkor.
What is the Wat?
Where was I? It’s now 3pm and I’m waiting for a Cambodian beer to help cut the heat. My shirt is sticking to my back and I can taste the moustache of sweat forming above my lip. And this is
Here’s the scene: I’m sitting in a café along the river in Siem Reap, the town for all visitors to Angkor Wat. I’m drinking a cappuccino that really is a cappuccino, and so all is right with th
Eastward to Cambodia
Thailand has it all figured out. You go to the front desk of your hotel and utter a few syllables—“How do we get back to Bangkok?”—then pay not much money and just show up at 3pm for your taxi