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11 08, 2013

A journey beyond Angkor: The temple of Beng Mealea

By | August 11th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|0 Comments

"Hey! Mistah!" the high-pitched voice called out, echoing dramatically through the stone chamber. "Ex-cooose mee!" it called out again. Suddenly a skinny little boy, probably not more than ten years [...]

7 08, 2013

The Temples of Angkor — Banteay Kdei

By | August 7th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Deciding which temples to visit at Angkor is difficult. After all, to explore the entire complex completely, you need at least three days! We took two and a half days [...]

29 07, 2013

The Temples of Angkor – Ta Prohm

By | July 29th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|1 Comment

When most people think of Angkor Wat, they usually picture crumbling stone temples with tree roots snaking their way around ornate doorways.But if you noticed, those images were conspicuously absent [...]

22 07, 2013

The Temples of Angkor — Angkor Thom & Bayon

By | July 22nd, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Although Cambodia's Temple of Bayon is quite overshadowed by the majestic Angkor Wat, it nonetheless is steeped in a grandeur of its own. Bayon actually turned out to be one of [...]

18 07, 2013

Why you should visit Angkor Wat in Cambodia

By | July 18th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|4 Comments

If I had a bucket list, one of the only things left on it at the beginning of this year would have been to visit Cambodia's Angkor Wat. Well, in [...]

12 07, 2013

Where desperation meets depravity: My journey back to Cambodia

By | July 12th, 2013|Cambodia, Human Rights, Make a Difference, Portraits of Pangea, Social Justice|0 Comments

“Where are we going?!” my voice echoed through the confines of my helmet as I called out to my friend S. as our motorbike sputtered desperately, gasping for breath as [...]

30 04, 2013

How we spent our other 24 hours in Phnom Penh

By | April 30th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|1 Comment

Other than the day devoted to genocide, I actually thoroughly enjoyed our time in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh.We decided to spend our second 24 hours in Phnom Penh just relaxing and [...]

24 04, 2013

Exploring the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh

By | April 24th, 2013|Cambodia, Travel Tips|3 Comments

Although Phnom Penh may be known for its memorials to the Khmer Rouge genocide, it also has some more aesthetically pleasing sites to visit.One of its most popular attractions is [...]

19 04, 2013

Two if by tuk tuk: A photographic journey through the streets of Phnom Penh

By | April 19th, 2013|Cambodia, Photo Essay, Travel Tips|0 Comments

 The gritty streets of Phnom Penh reflect the scars of history and foreshadow prospects for the future.Although thirty years have passed since the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia [...]

16 04, 2013

Confronting Cambodia’s tragic past, Part 3: The Killing Fields

By | April 16th, 2013|Cambodia, Human Rights, Travel Tips|0 Comments

"You visited the what today?!"The Killing Fields.Oh, and a genocide museum.People often look at me like I'm crazy when I tell them what we do on our "vacations." I suppose they're reactions are [...]