Category Archives: Cambodia

2016 – Another Year Gets Wrapped Up!

December 2016 ~ At home in Southern California Whew, I feel like I am sliding into home plate after a ninth inning Grand Slam. Our year was once again filled to the brim with exciting travel and memorable moments. We managed … Continue reading

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CAMBODIA ~ Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat for Sunset

Tuesday, March 23rd – Full Day Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm & Angkor Wat EDITORS NOTE: In going back through my posts for 2016, while working on my “year in review” post to wrap everything up, I realized that this post never got … Continue reading

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CAMBODIA – Water Buffalo Cart Ride, Floating Village, National Museum

Wednesday, March 24th – Morning in Siem Reap, and late afternoon flight to Ho Chi Minh Driving a short way outside of Siem Reap, we passed by rolling hills and farm land. The soil is parched and everything appears dusty, which … Continue reading

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Day in Phnom Penh and Evening in Siem Reap

March 22nd ~ Traveling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (again) Note: I’m still filling in the blanks from a few days I missed writing about on our Gate 1 Cambodia/Vietnam trip The last time we made this journey, two … Continue reading

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A return to Phnom Penh

March 17th – 21st ~ Phnom Penh, Cambodia The final leg of our Intrepid trip was to take a public bus from the beach town of Sihanoukville back to our starting point – Phnom Penh. Our touring with this group … Continue reading

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Boat trip, Snorkeling, BBQ at the Beach

Thursday, March 17th ~  Koh Takeo, Cambodia Southern Cambodia is known for their beautiful beaches. We had the opportunity to assess one of the islands for ourselves. After signing out bright golden beach towels from the pool area we left the … Continue reading

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Fishing Village, Starfish Foundation and Sihanoukville

Wednesday, March 16th ~ Travel day to Sihanoukville We spent another half day on the bus and had the afternoon free which Tim and I chose to use to get some rest and for me to do some writing on … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cambodian Style and a Mean Monkey

Tuesday March 15th ~ Kampot, Cambodia Our second day in Kampot was filled with several excursions and the opportunity to learn about both their salt and pepper industries. 

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Off to Kampot to eat Tarantulas

Monday March 14th ~ Kampot, Cambodia Most of our day (8-9 hours anyway) was spent riding on a private bus from our home stay in Sambor Prei Kuk to Kampot, passing back through Phnom Penh on the way. With only … Continue reading

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Home Stay in Cambodia

March 13 – 14th ~ Sambor Prei Kuk Home Stay Staying in someone else’s home can be challenging, even under the best conditions. You are invading their sanctuary and changing the flow of their normal routine. Difficult enough when you … Continue reading

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