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Putting the NOM into Phnom Penh

Putting the NOM into Phnom Penh

I’d been to Phnom Penh last July, and to be honest, it hadn’t really grabbed me as a location. As a result, although it was still firmly on the list of places to visit, initially I was keen to keep our stay here pretty brief. Well, this is an occasion...
Cambodia Visa – In Bangkok

Cambodia Visa – In Bangkok

This was easy. As there seems to be limited information online…. like opening hours etc. hopefully this will help out anyone looking for the same. Consulate: 518/4 Pracha Uthit Road (Soi Ramkamhaeng 39) Wangtonglang Bangkok 10310 Thailand Get off the Metro at...
Findet Nemo

Findet Nemo

Als Urlaubsziel haben wir uns die Insel Ko Chang im äußersten Südosten an der Grenze zu Kambodscha ausgeguckt. Doch bis dorthin sind es noch einige Kilometer und auf dem Weg dorthin besuchen wir zuerst die antike Stadt Sukothai, gegründet 1238 aus einer...
Phnom Penh beyond the Killing Fields

Phnom Penh beyond the Killing Fields

Cambodia remains one of the countries that ranks highest on our list of those places that most pulled at our heartstrings, and makes us long to return. There is, undeniably, the crown jewel of the ruins of Angkor Wat, the long boat trip to Battambang, and the...
Stories from Phnom Penh

Stories from Phnom Penh

There’s a dead man lying in the gutter. A red cloth napkin covers his face. He’s wearing a colourful floral shirt, the kind which seem to be a big hit here with foreigners. I can tell he’s a Westerner because his shirt is short sleeved and I can see his wrinkly white...
Massage Envy …..???

Massage Envy …..???

I walked back to my desk much more relaxed than anytime in recent memory, having just enjoyed an all too brief chair massage courtesy of the company. It has been YEARS since Jim and I have properly indulged in massage. The desire to pay off debt and escape the 9-5 had...
Enticing Mui Ne

Enticing Mui Ne

We pulled into town on the afternoon bus from Saigon. Heat waves shimmered off the pavement, and the smell of pungent fish sauce assaulted our sinuses. Saigon, our entry point into Vietnam, had been sheer chaos. Amazing, intriguing, delicious and dripping in history...
VAN LAOS (KIPPEN) NAAR CAMBODIA (DOLLARS)

VAN LAOS (KIPPEN) NAAR CAMBODIA (DOLLARS)

BOLAVEN PLATEAU Het plateau heeft in deze tijd een niet te onderschatten plus: het scheelt graden met de lager gelegen gebieden. Verder heeft het gebied een aantal mooie watervallen, die zelfs in de droge tijd de moeite waard zijn. In feite rijd je hier een rondje:...
03/25/2014 – 264 days/23587 miles

03/25/2014 – 264 days/23587 miles

From Phnom Penh, I rode south in the rain to Sihanoukville. The rain wasn’t terrible, but it caught me off guard, as I’ve only seen it rain for about 10 minutes in over two months, and haven’t had to ride in it in that time. And luckily I arrived in Sihanoukville just...