Category for Cambodia

Cambodian Genocide

Posted by • October 24, 2012 • Asia ,Cambodia ,Southeast Asia 3 Comments

Although this tragedy happened only a few years before I was born (1975-1979), I knew very little about it and found it very interesting and worthwhile to share. In total, this was a very moving

Bye-Bye Southeast Asia, Hola Barcelona!

Posted by • October 9, 2012 • Asia ,Cambodia ,Indonesia ,Laos ,Southeast Asia ,Thailand ,Vietnam Add Comment

I vividly remember… the impact of the hot and humid air (which I am so used to now) the moment we stepped off of the plane in Indonesia; the smell of incense coming from the corridors of

Angkor Wat Avoiding the Crowds

Posted by • September 24, 2012 • Best Of ,Cambodia ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia ,Travel Tips 8 Comments

Angkor, located in Cambodia’s Northern Province of Siem Reap, is one of the most fascinating archaeological places on the planet, definitely the most important in Southeast Asia. The ruins were built 900 years ago by the

A place like no other

Posted by • September 20, 2012 • Cambodia ,Photo Essay ,Southeast Asia 8 Comments

It is already late afternoon. A heavy rain in the morning forced us to change plans from exploring Angkor Wat to visiting a floating market. Although it turned out to be a bit more