Monthly Archives: March 2013

20 March 2013 – Kampong Cham & Prek Bangkong, Cambodia

After seeing the twin holy “mountains” of Phnom Pros & Phnom Srey (Man & Woman) we visit a local orphanage and return to the boat.  As the boat sails we are able to see people going about the daily lives … Continue reading

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19 March 2013 – Siem Reap & Kampong Thom, Cambodia

We visit a typical Cambodian rural village.  This particular village is being sponsored by Viking River Cruises.  Several wells have been drilled providing fresh potable drinking water for the inhabitants as well as several other infrastructure projects.  Poverty is the … Continue reading

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18 March 2013 Siem Reap, Cambodia

Banteay Srey Temple & Ta Prohm Temple The beautiful red sandstone temple still stands almost intact after centuries of neglect.  Much smaller than Angkor Wat Banteay Srey is easier to visit. This beautifully carved temple is being absorbed by the … Continue reading

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17 March 2013 – Seim Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat It’s one thing to see photographs and videos of Angkor Wat entirely another to visit it.  From TV specials you can see that it is expansive, but when you start walking through the largest Hindu temple on earth … Continue reading

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16 March 2013 – Hanoi, Vietnam – Seim Reap, Cambodia

A cyclo tour of the old city center gives you an up close and personal encounter with everyday city life in Hanoi.  The narrow streets and sidewalks are filled with people, motorbikes and commerce.  Every inch of the sidewalks are taken by … Continue reading

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15 March Hanoi, Vietnam

The 13th and 14th were both travel days, our first tour in Hanoi was the morning of the 15th.  The past and present colide in this city of over a million people.  Nestled near the center of the city is … Continue reading

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14 March 2013 Hanoi, Vietnam

The suitcase citizen duo is off on another adventure.  After a long, but comfortable flight on Korean Air we have arrived in Hanoi to begin our Viking River Cruise Mekong River package.  We’ve been in transit for over 30 hours … Continue reading

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