Category Archives: Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand

The Trip Home

March 10th, and time to leave this beautiful city, and adventure and head home. It has been such an experience from start to finish. We left the hotel for Suvarnabhumi Airport  relatively early, due to potential traffic problems we thought better early than late.  No … Continue reading

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Bangkok – Grand Palace

Once again, keeping fit while exploring another part of the world, we walked the 4 km to the Grand Palace.  I realize its not that far,  but in the heat and continually dodging around street venders it is exhausting.  Nearing the Palace we came across the … Continue reading

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Last days in Bangkok

Wednesday March 8th – another relaxing day for us, once we were able to get Gary’s debit card out of the ATM!  The ATM kept it yesterday,  and so it sat there overnight as we were not able to contact anyone … Continue reading

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River Kwai & Burma Railway

We had made arrangements for a tour to the River Kwai and the Burma Railway (Death Railway) which is located in Kanchanabur.  We had to catch a van at 7:30 in the morning, which then took us to the tour companies main transfer … Continue reading

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Days in Bangkok

 March 5, Day 17 of our tour, our first day to travel on our own.  The holiday has been great in terms of time,  but we took advantage of no plans and just lazed around for the morning.   It was going … Continue reading

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Cambodia/Thailand Boarder & Bangkok

Again, we walked across the boarder from Cambodia into Thailand.  It was  busy, noisy, very hot and dirty, but we got through without a hitch.   There were the usual markets set up on both sides selling everything from fruit to spiced spiders, clothing and tools,but we … Continue reading

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Seim Reap – Silk, Quads & Food

Day 15 already.  The tour is coming to an end too quickly.  Today is a day of leisure in Seim Reap, and with a full day of looking around temples yesterday,  several of us decided to head out to the Silk farm about 20 minutes out … Continue reading

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Three o’clock in the morning is early where ever you are in the world, and there are few things I will get up to do at that hour, but visiting Angkor Wat is one of them.  It was a short drive, only 5.5 km … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh/Siem Reap

After returning to the city, we went to our room to freshen up, and then go out for a walk before meeting up with several others  at the Foreign Correspondence Club (FCC). It was a beautiful evening, although still very warm, along the … Continue reading

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Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) & S-21

February 28th, being day 12 of our tour, was going to be what I believe, an unnerving experience for everyone in our group. I’m not sure about others, but  Gary and I had done some research into the time period that Pol Pot was in … Continue reading

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