First Impressions of Cambodia

We’ve been in Cambodia for almost two days now so this post contains some of our initial uninformed impressions about the country.

We flew into Siem Reap from Bangkok.  Siem Reap is the second largest city in Cambodia after the capital Phnom Penh.  SR is a popular tourist destination because it is where the Angkor Wat temple complex is located.

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Angkor Wat

We were struck by the poverty almost immediately upon leaving the airport.

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Going Mobile

My brand new computer decided to die on me earlier this week.  The power wouldn’t turn on no matter what I tried.  I realize how dependent I am on technology now that it is not available to me.  I am not sure whether I will get a replacement immediately… In the interim, I will try to do all my blogging, photo editing, personal finance management on my phone.  Quite a tall order.

We went on an interesting adventure in Bangkok trying to get it fixed, before giving up.   Continue reading