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    Cambodia 2013: Affirming my appreciation for ruins in the Temples of Bayon and Ta Prohm

    I know a lot of people who don’t appreciate old and rustic things, but to me these are the things that are most interesting if only for the reason that they are soooo full of history and character. Just looking at them can make your imagination soar. They have the ability to form images in your mind of past events that could have occurred within the walls. Did this person or some other from the history books stand in this very spot; lean against this very pillar I am touching right now? You stare in amazement at how the people back in the olden days- when ideas of construction and…

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    Cambodia 2013: Faces, Places, and First Impressions of Siem Reap

    Cambodia has never actually prominently made its way into my travel radar as much as say, places in Europe, which is why I was extremely pleased when this trip ended up being quite the pleasant surprise. Visiting Siem Reap was such a unique and lovely experience. So much so in fact that it has bumped its way up to my favourite places I’ve visited in recent years. It was a cool December morning when we arrived in Siem Reap during the wee hours, and I was surprised when the drive from the tiny airport to the hotel took less than 20 minutes. Typically the airport is really far away from…