Siem Reap, Cambodia

I. Introduction The tiny provincial capital of Siem Reap has grown steadily over the years. The jumping off point for the massive Angkor Archaeological Park, it has become a thriving tourist town, bustling with eager visitors, crammed with bars and restaurants, and thriving on millions in international investment. The main…

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Out in the Cambodian Sticks

I’d deliberately not planned any of my week in Siem Reap other than vaguely seeing Angkor Wat. I flagged down the first passing motodop and told him to take me there. After he initially tried a couple of bog-standard tourist scams on me we both soon ascertained that we were…

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