Archive for Cambodia

Channeling Lara Croft in Ta Prohm

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Next only to Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm is perhaps the most recognizable Cambodian site, having served as a location for the Angelina Jolie starrer-Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. (read more here)

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Let’s raise funds to support a rural school in Cambodia

My sis and I donated 10 U.S. dollars to Passports with Purpose. It’s just a small amount but we’re hoping that this can help them raise 13,000 U.S. dollars to provide facilities for a school in one of the villages of Cambodia. (read more here)

 

Weekend in Siem Reap: Angkor Wat

text by Gypsygals Nina and Prime

photos by Gypsygal Nina

We can only reserve three days to “flashpack” our way to Cambodia (ahhh, the agonies of having a day job!). So, the only way for us to savor this Cambodian trip is to go to a place that will best define Cambodia: the ruins of Angkor Wat. (read more here)

Postcard Moment: Angkor Thom

View from the Top (of an Elephant)

View from the Top (of an Elephant)

Text and Photos By: Gypsygal Nina

I finally got my first elephant ride while sightseeing at the ruins of Angkor Thom! Wheee! It did cost me and my sister (Gypsygal Prime) 20 U.S. dollars (we paid 10 bucks apiece) . But I think it’s worth it. It gave me a bird’s eye view of the complex atop the elephant. (read more here)