Category Archives: food

Comfort Food

  If you’re still following your New Year’s Diet, look away….run away…close this browser…but make sure you come back later.  When?  Later.  When you are full.  When the diet thing is done.  Later.   For those of you that have … Continue reading

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So That’s It for 2017

Around this time, people are either summing up last year, or thinking ahead to the new year. If I am actually being honest, most people summed up last year by the stroke of midnight last night.  Kudos to them.  I … Continue reading

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More Bitter Than Sweet

I’ve been here twice, yet barely scratched the surface.  As I prepare to leave, my mind and soul desperately wonder if I have done enough.  Have I lived and breathed?  Have I left the tiniest of marks on the city? … Continue reading

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Our Last Day On The Bikes

We left the calm island paradise after fueling up on a breakfast which included my favorite Vietnamese coffee and baguette. We headed down river (upriver?) to a floating market.  We also had the chance to see some small factories/home businesses.  … Continue reading

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Ferryboats and Moonshine

Our second last cycling day saw us ride 80kms in the Mekong Delta region.  Unique to any other cycling holiday I have taken–though I’ve only taken one other, was the opportunity to board two ferries to cross the river tributaries. … 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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Onward to Phnom Penh

Our first non-cycling day included a drive from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh. We did manage to stop along the way to see some temples that were not so overrun with tourists. The jungle is doing its best to reclaim … 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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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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Street Food

Our last night in Thailand featured some great street food and beverages.

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