Monthly Archive: November 2014

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Back to Blighty!

Now, dear reader, I realise we are not quite there yet, but it is now true that Captain Clarke and I have left Bangkok. It was with not a little sadness that we left...

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And so the end is nigh …

And so, dear reader, the end is nigh. Today is our final full day in Bangkok. We met up as usual with Madame Cholet and Great Uncle Bulgaria for breakfast. Madame Cholet is still...

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Failed to make Parade!

Today, dear reader, is supposed to have been a full day excursion first to the floating market and secondly to the bridge over the River Kwai. I’m afraid, that hasn’t happened. I awoke in...

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Back to Bangkok

The time has come for us to leave Cambodia and Siem Reap and return to Bangkok. Sad though that we are to leave Cambodia, we are looking forward to getting back to Bangkok for...

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A Day Off in Siem Reap

I am aware, dear reader, that once again I have been somewhat lackadaisicalĀ in my reporting of events on this trip. I shall do my best to rectify this now. Today was a rare day...

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Angkor Wat & Angkor Thom

Let me start, dear reader, with a quick health update. You may recall that in my last post, I had been feeling a little delicate in the morning due, I was sure, to the...

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Onward to Siem Reap

Before I start, dear reader, I can now tell you that there is a photo gallery attached to this and every other post. You will see the link at the bottom of this page,...

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Saturday in Phnom Penh

I should confess, dear reader, that I have been somewhat tardy in updating you on our latest travels in the last few days. A combination of time and tiredness have prevented me from keeping...

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The Killing Fields

Dear reader, I don’t know how to start! Firstly, let me say that you will not read any detail in this brief report on the horrific and barbaric activities at the Killing Fields. What...