South East Asian Persuasions

The following is a general list of the things we wish we had known while travelling through South East Asia… ¬†T.A.T. (Tourism Authority of Thailand) Lots of tuk-tuk drivers¬†around Bangkok may well start boasting to you¬†about this oh-so¬†grand organisation called the TAT. They will¬†excitedly explain how the TAT is there to support you, the poor … Continue reading

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Temples of Angkor: A Fallen Power

¬† ¬† … A FALLEN POWER…¬† ¬†¬† ¬†As you can probably imagine¬†Cambodia‚Äôs road system is far from fantastic.¬†There are no road signs anywhere other than for Phnom Penh.¬†‚ÄėPhnom¬†Penh¬†– 800km‚Äô ‚Ķ ‚ÄėPhnom Penh¬†– 650km‚Äô ‚Ķ ‚ÄėPhnom Penh ‚Äď 1,940,500 km‚Äô!!!! So, we had to go north to Siem¬†Reap with the ever so slight detour of going … Continue reading

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Sihanoukville: A respite of relaxation

So,¬†we left¬†the crazy extremities of Phnom¬†Pehn for the quieter beach town of Sihanoukville. We arrived after another rough ride on Cambodian bus travel &¬†found a hostel of¬†bungalows to stay in. A¬†2 minute sprightly¬†stroll from the long sandy beach in one direction, & a¬†2 minute jestful jaunt the other¬†way led us to¬†the bars & clubs. A … Continue reading

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Story #5: Diamond in the Rough

Story #5: Diamond in the Rough I definitely saved the best for last. The Grand Finale. All About Thavi. After meeting Thavi I decided I was going to find and buy some sort of¬† protective bubble to keep him in, far¬†away from all the mean people in the world. He’s the sort of guy that … Continue reading

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Story #4: Living on $3.00

Story #4: Living on $3.00 We ate most of our meals in one reliable restaurant. When we go to a new city of course we try to find new places to eat at everyday, but at the same time¬†we find¬†ourselves going back to the same restaurant once or twice a day. I like the chance … Continue reading

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