Month: August 2017

Bangkok: Day 2

Today started slightly more relaxed than previous mornings and we headed down to the breakfast buffet to eat our fill.

The Grand Palace is only a short walk from our hotel and so we set off to meet one of our tour group buddies and see the Palace.

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Bangkok: Day 1

This morning was our last supervised portion of time in Thailand, thanks Moh; it was fantastic to have such an enthusiastic, friendly & knowledgeable guide through Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok. Our group met at the hotel’s reception, after a buffet breakfast. Probably the best breakfast we’ve had so far! There were 6 of us on the tour (plus Moh), a great bunch, a pleasure to travel with. We began our morning by walking to the marine terminal, a short walk from the hotel, this would be our starting point for the river / canal tour through central Bangkok.

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Siem Reap: Day 3

After breakfast we were desperate to get into the pool, mostly because it had been a while since we last had a pool at our disposal, partially because its great for cooling of in the intense Cambodian heat! After reading into how long you can safely swim after eating… we jumped in. As it turns out swimming after eating is probably just fine, as long as you don’t do anything too strenuous.

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Siem Reap: Day 2

Spoiler alert: today entails a lot of temples.

We started the day early: about 4am. We boarded the bus and headed straight to the ticket office where we had our photo taken (everyone’s favourite thing to do at 4:30 in the morning) for our golden tickets to Angkor Wat.

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