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Hitting the Wall!
May 26, 2014
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Hitting the Wall!

It’s been 4 and a half months since I started this trip and I’ve officially “hit the wall”. This is a famous saying that marathoners are all too familiar with and it’s when you reach a point in the race where you physically can not go on. At times this trip has felt somewhat like […]

Temples, Temples and More Temples!
May 17, 2014
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Temples, Temples and More Temples!

I had paid for a 3 day pass for the temples and although I was not looking forward to the heat, I wanted to see all I could and go BACK to Angkor Wat and so I could enjoy it KNOWING it was Angkor Wat. That day, we left around 9AM so the heat was […]

Out In The Boonies!
May 17, 2014
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Out In The Boonies!

In addition to meeting Tash from NZ, I also met a guy from Holland named Deo at my hotel. Us 3 partnered up for a few days and decided to hire a driver to get out of the city and go to a national park 1 hour away. It was a tad pricey to get […]

(No) Fun In The Sun
May 17, 2014
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(No) Fun In The Sun

After the sunrise at Angkor Wat my driver took me to some other famous temples that day. Even though I was touring at 7AM in the morning, the heat was enough to make you faint. On top of that, shoulders and legs must be covered when going to the temples as a sign of respect […]

Sikh And Ye Shall Find
January 10, 2014
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Sikh And Ye Shall Find

We recently went to Amritsar, a northeast city in India on the border of Pakistan (only one country away from Afghanistan…..yikes). This city is home to the Sikh (pronounced seek) religion as well as the Golden Temple, the holiest place for them. Think of it as the Vatican for Catholics. I had wanted to learn […]