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temples of angkor

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

angkor wat at sunset, originally uploaded by maliayosh.

anyone who comes to cambodia comes to see angkor wat. it’s just one of those things that you cross off your to-do lists of “sights to see,” and after having been there i can definitely say it’s an amazing temple. it’s the world’s largest religious building, and it is huge! i’m definitely glad that i got to see it, but overall it was a very hot, tiring, and underwhelming day…
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fear factor

Friday, March 28th, 2008

for all of you who kept asking when i’d be trying something as weird as the stuff jess has been so bravely eating for our video blogs…

i ate a cricket!

i ate a cricket! just the head, and honestly it didn’t taste THAT bad – it really was like “chips”. but the smell grossed me out so i left it at that.

and another cambodian delicacy (that i will NOT try!)… tarantulas! yuck!!!

fried tarantulas

heaven and hell

Friday, March 28th, 2008
cambodia so far has been a study of contradictions... i'd already grown weary of the various travel scams (this applies to southeast asia in general, not just cambodia) and i've come to realize that when it comes to getting yourself ... [Continue reading this entry]