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Siem Reap – Day 3 – Food!

I got rained out today, so no more temples for me. Instead, I decided to explore Khmer cuisine by taking a cooking class with the chef of the hotel, Johnny. We began by picking up local ingredients at the local open … Continue reading

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Siem Reap – Day 2 – Temples

I spent the day exploring the ruins of Angkor, the capital city of the Khmer Empire (9th-15th centuries). I hired a driver with an air conditioned car (a must given the oppressive heat and humidity). We actually went in reverse … Continue reading

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Siem Reap – Day 1

I landed at Siem Reap Airport in the morning and was whisked away to my hotel, Lotus Blanc, a very nice resort.  I’ll stay here for 3 nights before heading back to Phnom Penh.

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Off to Siem Reap

Today, I’m heading to Siem Reap, a city in the northwest section of Cambodia. Siem Reap is famous for its proximity to the Angkor temples, including Angkor Wat. After a long week of international travel and teaching, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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