On to Laos

After Angkor Wat, we took a flight from Phnom Penh to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Vientiane’s a sleepy city spread along the banks of the Mekong river. Not much happens there. And that was a nice reprieve from the din of Phnom Penh and the overwhelming sensory onslaught of Siem Reap. We spent our […]

Some Links

I’ll take a break in describing our Southeast Asian sojourn to share some interesting links I’ve come across while digging out from under a pile of emails. Enjoy: “Child pimp and ho costumes” RateMyProfessors.com (where was this when I was in college?) Starbucks Gossip Weblog DropCash, “a simple way to organize a fundraiser.” “How to […]

Angkor Wat

After a few days in Phnom Penh, we took the bus 5 hours north to Siem Reap, the town closest to Angkor Wat. We purchased 3-day passes and set about exploring the ruins. They’re absolutely incredible. Though the area is collectively referred to as Angkor Wat, that name actually describes just one of the temple […]