Cambodia in Pictures

Our pictures from Cambodia:  Read More

The Hunt For Pencil Shavings

Our friend Brendan, while visiting us on the road in Siem Reap, Cambodia, was interested in visiting art galleries between temple hopping at Angkor Wat. He didn’t need to twist my arm but I was only window shopping (traveling for a year has its limits sadly!). We stopped at a funky hotel for a bite in their loungy art gallery that had works by several artists. I fell in love with larger than life pieces by Chan Dany. The mosaic-looking pieces were... Read More

Angkor What?

We spent the last few days exploring Angkor with our friend Brendan from Washington, DC. Angkor Wat is said to be the eighth wonder of the world and unlike Andre the Giant I think it’s a real contender. The reason I say we explored Angkor as opposed to Angkor Wat is because Angkor Wat is just one of the many sites to see – albeit the most impressive. I learned once I arrived that Angkor consists of over 1,000 temples spread out over 1,000... Read More

Grilling Eels Alive

Food has been one of the highlights of the trip so far. Dishes we’ve never had, that we don’t know the name of and in some cases aren’t even sure what was in them. Belly-filling, mouth-watering meals that cost a dollar and you find yourself ordering again and again for fear you won’t get to have them again — at least not like this. Street food easily competes with the best food in many of these towns – often it’s... Read More