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April 10th, 2011 | Asia

Out of Cambodia…

Our last day in Cambodia was a busy one… Trevor, Chenty and I were interviewed separately by Morgan’s TV crew, and then we spent the remainder of the afternoon chatting to two young ladies who had been backpacking through South East Asia… Olivia and her friend had followed a similar route to ours as I […]

April 8th, 2011 | Asia

The Floating Village of Chong Khneas…

Trevor and I agreed that after being able to ride our bikes through Angkor Wat on our second visit there, a third visit would be a bit of an anti-climax… On our last day in Siem Reap, we decided to visit one of the floating villages out on the edges of Lake Tonle Sap… It […]

April 6th, 2011 | Asia

Angkor Wat…!!

Angkor Wat…!! The name had been kicking around in my head for years it seemed… Before I set out on this journey, if you had asked me for the five things I most wanted to see, I think Angkor Wat would have been in that small grouping… Strangely enough, I never spent a single minute […]

April 4th, 2011 | Asia

Ride to Siem Reap…

Apart from a brief pit-stop to refuel as we were leaving Phnom Penh, we made the 325 km ride to Siem Reap without stopping… Four hours of hard riding, and much of it made through traffic, as this was the main route between Thailand and Cambodia… For the first half hour I struggled with a […]

March 31st, 2011 | Asia

S-21 and The Killing Fields…

Until I actually arrived in Phnom Penh, I had not yet made up my mind whether I would visit the Killing Fields and S-21, the notorious prison where so many people were interrogated, tortured and killed… Considering that I had already visited the Genocide Memorials in Rwanda and Poland, and had also ridden through Kosovo, […]

March 30th, 2011 | Asia

To Phnom Penh…

We left the Mekong Sunrise Hotel at about 8.00am, having made arrangements with Morgan to meet and ride with us to Phnom Penh… This was the first time he would be riding with other bikers on his 10 country expedition, and seemed to be looking forward to it… His film crew had flown back to […]