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Getting Sick While Traveling: Taking A Break in Bangkok

Getting Sick While Traveling: Taking A Break in Bangkok

January 25, 2024

I really wanted to see the Buddha face hidden in ancient tree roots. We had just returned to Bangkok from Angkor Wat and were settling in at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel for the final two nights of our travels. The following morning we would be heading out on a private tour to Ayutthaya, the … Read More

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Angkor Wat Day 2: Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm Temple & A Bonus Tour

Angkor Wat Day 2: Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm Temple & A Bonus Tour

January 22, 2024

It’s 8 a.m. on our second day in Angkor Wat, and our tour guide Salon is adjusting our itinerary. “We are supposed to visit Angkor Thom first,” he tells us, “but I’d rather start at Ta Prohm. This is a very special temple, and if we go early, we’ll avoid the crowds. Everyone seems to … Read More

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