Cambodia

An ox cart ride through rural Cambodia

An ox cart ride through rural Cambodia

We were both suffering from temple overload after Ayutthaya and then a couple of days in Siem Reap. So I stamped my foot and demanded an animal experience. My James, wearing his obedient husband hat, leapt into action. He spotted a sign outside our hotel advertising  an Ox Cart Ride through rural Cambodia. And figured

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Sambor Prei Kuk

Sambor Prei Kuk

The all encompassing silence is broken by the sporadic chatter of a few tuk tuk drivers. I look back at them for reassurance that we are not totally alone here in this eerie spot. The smoke from their camp fire is trapped by the jungle and the smell of burning hangs in the air. We are

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Kayaking with Dolphins on the Mekong

Kayaking with Dolphins on the Mekong

I love dolphins, with their playful inquisitive nature, I call them the dogs of the sea. So when we read about the rare freshwater Irrawaddy Dolphins in the Mekong River, Cambodia we just had to investigate. There are two ways you can go and see the dolphins, on a tourist boat or by kayaking, guess which one

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Cambodia – My top 20 tips

Cambodia – My top 20 tips

Before you go: Get your Visa for Cambodia online before you travel. You’ll save yourself time, more form filling in and another queue when you arrive at the airport. Go to a travel doctor with your itinerary and get the appropriate jabs. We started going to a specialist travel doctor when we went to South

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Walking with Elephants

Walking with Elephants

It is akin to watching a little boy make a mud pie, seeing an elephant prepare himself a tempting mud bath. Baku repeatedly stomps his chunky cylindrical leg at the crumbling soil of the river bank. When it it falls into the water, the same foot blends it to just the right consistency. Next comes his trunk to collect

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