To keep the Photo of the Day page from getting way too long, we’re archiving January’s pix here.
January 31, 2012
Three Aussies and a Brit brighten our night with good company and tasty margaritas. Great traveling with you, Kairi, Lisa, Chelsea and Bob!
January 30, 2012
Karen chats with our tuk-tuk driver, Fickry, while waiting for Ken to finish photographing yet another temple
January 29, 2012
Grim relics of the past (and present) at the Cambodia Landmine Museum
January 28, 2012
One of my new favorite places is the Angkor temple of Pre Rup, built in 961 AD. We went there for sunrise and had the whole place to ourselves.
January 27, 2012
Faces of Angkor Wat. Much more to come in a full blog post.
January 26, 2012
Our dusty street in Siem Reap
January 25, 2012
Straw barn and oxcart
The rickety wooden ferry across the Mekong River leaves when it's full (about 10 people). Naturally, there are only two life jackets on board. I was carrying a large water bottle that Karen and I could have used for floatation, and we're good swimmers... the rest of you suckers are on your own!
January 24, 2012
Ken is feeling like a bit of a wimp for complaining about conditions inside a Malaysian hospital. In Cambodia, they plug you in and send you home. Once we realized this, we noticed FIVE mobile IVs in one day in dusty Kratie!
January 23, 2012
The 100 Pillar Wat, seen thru mosquito netting
January 22, 2012
A typical Cambodia tractor. Features include hoodless design, allowing dust to more readily enter the engine, and extended steering column, decreasing turning radius.
January 21, 2012
Sambok Mountain pagoda outside Kratie, Cambodia
January 20, 2012
Impromptu birthday party at the guesthouse. Thanks, Peter (and all our impromptu guests)!
January 19, 2012
Card game in the auto parts aisle
January 18, 2012
Sadly, Cambodia is a place where this sign doesn't get a second glance
January 17, 2012
Mural at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh
January 16, 2012
Arrival in the Kingdom of Wonder
January 15, 2012
DVDs for sale at the local market... including some movies that haven't been released on DVD yet. Hmm.
January 14, 2012
Switcher is basically an Apple Store clone at the mall, employing tech geeks. 5 RM (Malaysian ringitt) is equivalent to $1.60 US.
January 13, 2012
January 12, 2012
Enjoying a bucket of beer with new friends, Ted and Marilyn
January 11, 2012
Nature's T.P. (when we forget our stash of tissues)
January 10, 2012
Each hotel room has an arrow pointing toward Mecca, to assist Muslims with daily prayer
January 9, 2012
Get that kick!
January 8, 2012
January 7, 2012
Typical Malaysian sidewalk- watch your step!
January 6, 2012
Captain Morgan's lesser-known, lower-ranking brother?
January 5, 2012
Colorful tour group at Bank Negara
January 4, 2012
The iPhone Generation
January 3, 2012
Malay Eagle Owl
January 2, 2012
Bibimbap for two
January 1, 2012
Sultan Abdul Samad Building