Harbin(ger) of doom! (part 1)

Just over two years ago, sat in a cafe somewhere in Cambodia, Leighton was showing me some pictures from his visit to the Harbin snow and ice festival in Heilongjiang province, China. It looked spectacular, a cacophony of ice, snow and colour with gargantuan sculptures between huge, illuminated buildings forming a mini-city made from ice. I […]

Genocide & Puppies

Second day in Phnom Penh, an interesting yet highly sobering day exploring the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum followed by the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre (The killing fields) Harrowing stuff 😦 I can’t really explain the feeling you get visiting these places and reflecting on the atrocities performed here; even trying to begin to imagine going through […]

F**k me, that’s a lot of bats!

After my Ankor Wat exertions I spent the following morning taking in the Ankor museum before spending the afternoon pottering around Siem Reap. Then it was another day temple-touring, talking in some of the more ‘remote’ temple sights with a trip to the landmine museum on the way round. Pretty templed-out after that so yesterday […]