Feb/12/2012 12:35 Filed in: Travel Stories
It was a tidy mini-bus that met us the following morning. As the van slowed curbside, I could see three or four silhouettes inside. After morning pleasantries were exchanged with the driver, the slider door opened and we climbed in. Four travelers nodded and smiled. They looked rested and ready. Our night had started with Elephant beers and evolved into Thai Whiskey. Chris and I had traded a good nights sleep for a few too many hours of bar talk and some fit full rest. Such is life. We settled into our places with our packs on the floor between our knees. Despite our groggy heads and the Bangkok traffic, we were excited. The adventure was just beginning. Read More...
Feb/04/2012 12:38 Filed in: Travel Stories
PART 1 OF 3;
Hindsight is 20/20. If that's the case, foresight is, by default, blurry. Seems that blurry vision led us to the decision to travel overland into Cambodia. Most tourists fly into Siam Reap to visit Angkor Wat. Not knowing any better and strapped for cash, my buddy and I decided to make the journey by road. Looking back, I'm not sure if I would do it the same way again......... then again maybe I would.