Tag Archives: Cambodia

thousands of words

Siem Reap, Cambodia As a final Slice of LifeĀ for the March 2013 challenge, my hope is that these pictures tell the story. Writing every day for (almost) a month has not been easy time-wise, but has been a kick in … Continue reading

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Dusty, hot and constantly amazed

We spent a total of 15 hours over 2 days visiting the sites of about 10 different temples. This is the beginning of a travel story even I’m bored in the telling so when I return home and can sort … Continue reading

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The night bus

My friends told me they were bringing backpacks on our trip to Cambodia. I was planning to bring a carry-on with wheels. They grimaced in skepticism when I mentioned this. I realized I would need to borrow a hiking pack. … Continue reading

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Holding 2 thoughts in your head at once

When westerners think of Cambodia, they may think of Lara Croft Tomb Raider or Maddox and Pax Jolie-Pitt or Angkor Wat or the Killing Fields–depending on their experience or interest. I knew I would visit the amazing as well as … Continue reading

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Tuk-tuk drivers are so helpful …

The Tuk-Tuk (covered wagons driven by motorbikes) drivers sidle up to you and simply inquire, “Tuk-Tuk?” Then they politely stand nearby, close enough to be included in your conversation about where to go next. It’s uncanny and amusing to North … Continue reading

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