Cambodia

Cambodia

My entire trip to Cambodia is pretty short, only 6 days in total. But so far, I like it here a lot. First off, I flew in rather than take the relatively short 6 hour bus ride. It was expensive but it saves me from the hassle of dealing with the notorious scams at the…

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Bus Travel in Cambodia

Bus Travel in Cambodia

A little story about busses and being rescued by Mr. Lucky… A few days ago I bought a bus ticket to go to Phenom Penh today. You could pay $5, $8, or $12, the difference being the number of hours the bus journey would take would be 8, 6, and 5 hours respectively. I figured…

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The Killing Fields and Genocide Museum

The Killing Fields and Genocide Museum

  Cambodia has a lot of interesting history and plenty of travelers doing the SE Asia thing go through Cambodia and party and drink like it’s Thailand, but it’s not. Cambodia is a little more complicated than that. Cambodia had an edge of darkness to it and for good reason.  It’s a country that’s still…

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Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Today was one of my favorite sight-seeing days of all time. Angkor Wat is an amazing complex of temples and buildings (154 square miles to be exact) that you could really spend days going through but I only had the one. The cost? About $20 for entry and about $20 for a tuk-tuk driver for…

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