Monthly Archives: April 2009

Calling Ms. Manners

So today, I have to pick up a colleague at the gate at 6:15 p.m. and I have Arabic at 6:30 p.m. and I was trying to get a work out in so I rushed to the gym and there … Continue reading

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Saddam’s Revenge Takes Out the B & B

Well this week, about 8 to 15 people got food poisoning from the DFAC and the B & B, it happened on Tuesday and so far the Cajun chicken seems to be everyone’s favorite culprit. Lucky for me I decided … Continue reading

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Three more temples, spa treatments and Mexican Food and “Where’s my pants?”

Well I woke up this morning and took my freshly laundered pants out of the closet, they had been through the ringer, scrooching down the stairs of the Mountain Temple; however when I went to put them on I discovered … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

Although the entire complex is referred to as Angkor Wat, the name actually belongs to the largest and best preserved temple. So Day 2 was reserved solely for Angkor Wat. In an effort to avoid the crowds I once again … Continue reading

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Temples and more temples

My driver who was recommended by two friends who had visited Cambodia, picked me up at the hotel at 8:30 a.m and we headed towards Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is actually the name of the largest temple and they call … Continue reading

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The Slow Boat to Siem Reap (Ha you thought I was going to say China)

Took the local boat from Battambang to Siem Reap. There were only eight foreigners on the boat including me. Deb and Louise from England, two policemen, Peter and Oliver from Germany, a Kiwi and a lovely couple from Belgium who … Continue reading

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To Battambang

I was scheduled to take the bus to Battambang at 8:45 a.m. As I sat waiting for my ride to the station one of the hotel employees, a young girl who had been serving me food at the restaurant kept … Continue reading

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