Bernd and I like to think we can make our way around in most places – reading maps, deciphering public transport systems, negotiating taxi and tuk tuk fares etc. Sometimes, though, we’ve chosen an easier way – the dreaded tour bus day trip. Continue reading
Finding the right soundtrack for this video was no problem at all. Our stay in Cambodia happened to coincide with the buildup to Pchum Ben Day, or Ancestors’ Day. Continue reading
Tonight we celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. 5 whole years since we married on the London Eye as witnessed by 13 distinguished guests. Continue reading
This is Saron, our tuk tuk driver and guide for 3 days of Angkor temples sightseeing.
I visited Cambodia and the temples of Angkor in the mid to late 90s. I don’t know which exact year – my “timeline” is hazy before it began to be meticulously documented by social media. Any photos I took back then (on actual film and developed the old fashioned way) will be in a box buried deeply in my parents’ shed. Continue reading
Romantic moments on a backpacking holiday: Continue reading
Something I didn’t predict for this trip is the way Bernd and I have clashed over air conditioning. At home in London we don’t have it, because we don’t need it. For 1 or 2 weeks a year it would be great to have, but that doesn’t justify the expense so we make do with a fan. Continue reading
Bernd and I were joined in Phnom Penh by my sister Amanda, who I hadn’t seen in almost 2 years. That’s us above, very sweaty in a tuk tuk. We had a great time catching up, sightseeing, swimming in our Airbnb’s rooftop pool and relaxing (we watched the entire series Riviera which we can recommend). Continue reading