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What you’d rather be seeing – Cambodia

Just another country? Not at all, yes a smaller country geographically but it has so much of past glory and present challenges. The past and present are immense weights but the future looks, to us, very positive. PAST (The former greatest civilisation in the world):                      PRESENT (A nation rising from significant challenges):          […]

While you were working – Many Faces, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 So starkly sits Siem Reap, this comfortable, clean modern town nestled in beside one of the worlds great archaeological sites: the great city of Angkor. Sipping delicious coffee in a chic cafe the world of Siem Reap whizzes by in the early hours before our bus to Phnom Penh and into another layer of the […]

What you’d rather be seeing – Angkor Temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The temples of Angkor Wat and around were so photogenic that there is no way we could put all of the good pictures in the couple of posts we did.  So here is the best twenty.  Enjoy. Statues and vistas:          People:               Grand temples, fine detail:           Temples overgrown:         […]

While you were working – iPhones, Siem Reap, Cambodia

 Back again like moths to a flame; we were whisked away yesterday by the imaginings of a vivid and lively Angkor Wat from times gone by on the whispers of thousands of ghosts that used to call this place their home. This morning there are no whispers, no crazy declarations from King Jayavarman about being […]