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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Places We've Been: Cambodia
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.
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Posted by Tim on Feb 10, 2006
Snapshots of the City
Most travelers tend to pop into Phnom Penh just long enough to see the major sights, get the bejeesus scared out of them by the traffic, and move on. Not us. Ever the lazy, slow-moving hedgehogs, we spent 13 days there.
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Posted by Tim on Jan 29, 2006
Afternoon at the Haunted Hotel
It is a huge and terrifying structure. It's no surprise that the first reaction most people have to the Bokor Palace is to be instantly reminded of the nightmarish hotel from the film The Shining. And like its fictional counterpart, the ground the Palace sits upon is blood-soaked.
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Posted by Tim on Jan 24, 2006
An Introduction to Cambodia
What's astounding about Cambodia isn't the choking density of the tropical rainforest, or the glorious majesty of Angkor Wat, or the power of the mighty Mekong River. (Well, actually, all of those are astounding, but none are the astounding bit I'm talking about here.)
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