Category: Cambodia

  • Daily Life in Cambodia

    Daily Life in Cambodia

    A chance encounter in Battambang ended up making real what we had learned about Cambodia at S-21 and Angkor. After Angkor, we decided we needed some downtime. We had been on the go for five months, and we were way behind in emails, our blog, and just general housekeeping. While traveling eliminates the kind of…

  • Angkor Wat and the Khmer Golden Age

    Angkor Wat and the Khmer Golden Age

    When we got to Angkor, the capital of the Khmer Empire during its golden age from 889 to 1434, we found the legendary temple Angkor Wat … and another thousand temples. But what made it even more astonishing was that most of the thousand temples were built during a one hundred year period from 1113 to 1216,…

  • Welcome to Cambodia

    Welcome to Cambodia

    We waltzed into Cambodia and quickly realized that this was going to be a test of how flexible and resourceful we were. On the drive from the airport to the hotel the streets were flooded with lots of cars, and even more motorbikes and tuk-tuks. There were few if any traffic lights or stop signs,…