174493 readsPosted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
The following are stories written about our travels in Cambodia. You can find stories set in other countries by returning to Places We've Been.
18938 readsPosted by Tim on Mar 27, 2011
As soon as I stepped out of our room into the dim, empty hallway I could tell something was wrong. There was a bizarre, almost musical humming coming from around the corner, and the light was shimmering around oddly. Curious, I turned the corner, and beheld a scene that nearly defies description.
6372 readsPosted by Tim on May 14, 2009
The capital of the Ratankiri province in Cambodia is the disheveled little town of Ban Lung. Just outside of Ban Lung is fabled Boeng Yeak Lom, a perfectly-round crater lake renowned for its remote beauty. It sounded perfect. We just needed to figure out how to get there.
18779 readsPosted by Tim on May 11, 2009
The temples of Angkor are some of the most stunning architectural gems in the world. Most of that world, though, had never heard of them until they were featured as a backdrop for the 2001 movie Tomb Raider. I will humbly admit that when we began planning our trip, I didn't even know what country they were in.
11963 readsPosted by Jessica on May 6, 2009
When you travel overland into Cambodia, there's a strong possibility you'll have to give the border guards a little extra money on top of the legal entrance fee. But don't worry: it's not as scary as it sounds.