Category Archives: Cambodia

Vacation Beer

Whenever I travel, I try and sample the local brew.  I am not here to review it, but rather show you a collection of pictures.  It isn’t fair to review vacation beer because it always tastes better than regular beer–don’t … Continue reading

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Border Crossing

We drove to the outskirts of Phnom Penh–because cycling out of their would have been… difficult…life threatening really.  We got on our bikes and cycled 50km to the border. We said goodbye to our bikes and our Cambodian guides.  Then … Continue reading

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A Day of Contrast

Three things were on the itinerary for this day.  One would prove pretty innocuous, the other two…. harrowing–to borrow the word from one of the other trip participants.   These are some of the buildings that make up the Royal … Continue reading

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Third Day in Siem Reap

Despite some members feeling a little ill, we set off on our longest bike trip in Cambodia so far.  The plan was to do 70kms round trip, with some stops along the way. Our first stop was a pretty temple. … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things

When traveling, I like to pop into convenience stores and supermarkets to see the different food for sale.  Sometimes, I stumble into things that take me back to places I have been.  In this case, it is my favorite Japanese … Continue reading

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The Angkor Wat Day

After a noisy breakfast, we set out on the bikes.  We did some fantastic off road stuff–and I am glad I had two-sided pedals because being clipped in felt very precarious. We also toured a less than affluent neighbourhood and … Continue reading

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The Cambodian Adventure Begins

This morning we crossed the border into Cambodia.  It was mostly an administrative task, but there was definitely a manic energy there.  I have never walked across a border before and I found the whole experience quite interesting. We stopped … Continue reading

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The Last Day of Cycling Thailand

We set out from our less than perfect hotel relatively late for a cycling trip.  It was probably 8:30, which felt like sleeping in. Before departing from the area, we had the chance to look around a local market and … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm Rising

Passports and Visas ready flights booked clothes washed reading material for killing time on airplanes chosen cycling shoes, pedals, helmet, gloves, and sunglasses packed sunscreen packed enthusiasm rising When I forget what it was like to be a kid and … Continue reading

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I Blog, Therefore I am…?

If there was any doubt, there isn’t any longer. My name is Anthony and I am a blogger. No, this isn’t a post about how many followers I have, or how many views I have had today. This isn’t about … Continue reading

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