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Cambodia Day 4 – A Morning at Lolei, Bakong and Preah Ko (Roluos Group)

Up again early for breakfast, breakfast being Porridge, much like the rest of Asia (Rice porridge or Congee, not Oats like the Scottish were expecting), or something like Toast or Cereal. I had space on my camera again on this day, as the night before I burnt all my pictures to a CD at a […]

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Cambodia Day 3 – An Afternoon at Ta Keo, Ta Prohm and Old Market – Siem Reap

So after having lunch back at Angkor Wat, and wondering around the stalls for a while, we headed off to the next temple, Ta Keo. Ta Keo is an incomplete temple in the Khleang style built as the state temple of Jayavarman V. It was dedicated in 1000 but work was later abandoned, with little […]

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Cambodia Day 3 – Morning at Banteay Srei, Ta Som, Neak Pean and Preah Khan

You will usually leave a little early if you chose to go to Banteay Srei and you will pay a $10 surcharge for the day for petrol as it’s quite a lot further than the other temples, it will take around 45 minutes to drive there (and petrol is expensive in Cambodia). It is reputed […]

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Cambodia Day 2 – An Afternoon at Angkor Wat & Sunset at Phnom Bahkeng

The recommended place after lunch is Angkor wat, the premier time for coming out of Angkor Wat is about 2-3pm, when the light for pictures will be PERFECT and you’ll get the picture postcard of Angkor reflected in the lake in front of the temple. Angkor Wat of course is THE most famous temple in […]

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Cambodia Day 2 – Itinerary – Morning in Angkor Thom and Bayon

There is a common 3 day tour that I opted for after reading all the available info and chatting with some people in Cambodia. We mixed it and matched it with a few options, and I ended up with something REALLY good, if you ask me 😉 Also try and pick up the FREE Canby […]

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Cambodia Day 1 – Leaving on a Jet Plane to Siem Reap

So I decided before my Mom came, to take her on a little trip, seen as though she’s flown half way around the world to get here, I was looking at the Malaysia islands like Langkawi…then I saw Air Asia was flying to a bunch of new places, one being Siem Reap..although I had no […]

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Moms Trip – Day 3 – A Trip to Genting Highlands

Well day 3 came and it was a Sunday, so there wasn’t much options on what to do. So I decided on a trip up to Genting, the weather was decent and it’s pretty nearby, so why not. It was pretty cloudy when we got up there, but cleared up as the day went on, […]

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Moms Trip – Day 1 – Visiting the National History Museum – Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Also known as Muzium Sejarah Nasional. I wonder how many KL-ites know this exists? (Not THAT many I’d guess) I also wonder how many KL-ites have been there (A handful perhaps) I discovered this by accident aswell, not really well publicised I’d say, school kids should go there, Malaysia Tourism should promote it, it’s a […]

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Moms Trip – Day 1 – A Trip to Dataran Merdeka

So after a hearty lunch of Banana Leaf Rice at Kanna in Bandar Menjalara, we headed off into KL for a little walkabout. Dataran Merdeka was formerly known as the Selangor Club Padang, and was originally the cricket green of the Selangor Club (now Royal Selangor Club). It was here, in front of the Sultan […]

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The Jungle Trekking Tomb Raider Returns

Guess where I’ve been? If you already know, you are disqualified. No I didn’t get a tan. Will post more later, it’s CNY now, so time to get my road tax sorted, pay the bills and clean the appartment.

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