Angkor. The Impact.

Cambodia

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Angkor. The Impact.

Angkor Wat. The ancient temple and surrounding ruins that put Siem Reap on the map, and arguably started modern tourism in Cambodia. Like most everyone who visits Siem Reap, we had been drawn here specifically to see the Angkor Archaelogical Park. To set foot in this ancient city was something I’d been looking forward to [...]

High Tide in Siem Reap

Cambodia

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High Tide in Siem Reap

We arrived to Siem Reap during a flood. Men at the transport station had described water up to their knees in effort to get us to wait a few days (and stay at their guesthouse) before making the trip. Luckily, as we had figured, it was not as dramatic as they tried to make it [...]

Border Crossing

Cambodia, Thailand

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Border Crossing

The difficulty in crossing from Thailand to Cambodia overland is no secret in the travel community. A quick online search will reveal horror stories about border scams, buses that deliver people to the wrong place, and offices that produce fake or overpriced entry visas. The online travel pros recommended we leave on the 5:55am train [...]