Siem Reap Snapshots

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Sometimes it feels like our days are speeding by faster than the unstoppable, swerving traffic all over the streets of Southeast Asia. Life on the road turns days into night before I even have time to process where we are or the next place we’re going. Even big moments ~ like exploring the temples of Angkor ~ can get lost in a blur of exciting new experiences if you don’t take the time to slow down and reflect. Before it all gets lost in the shuffle, I wanted to share a few of my favorite frozen moments from the sweet, little town of Siem Reap.

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{ Getting my dead skin eaten off by feet hungry fishies }

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{ Biking through the dusty, red Cambodian countryside }

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{ Making friends with the cutest kids in a floating church }

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{ Capturing the action of Cambodian childrenĀ at play }

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{ Breaking language barriers with peace signs and smiles }

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Floating Village of Chong Kneas

Floating Village of Chong Kneas

Imagine living your life almost entirely on water. Waking up in a home surrounded on all sides by an ever-rising and falling tide. Fishing for your food in the same spot that you wash your body and all of your belongings. Boating to a local shop or restaurant that only stays in place by theread more

Ancient Ruins of Angkor

Ancient Ruins of Angkor

As the sun slowly crept up over the lotus-blossom towers of Angkor Wat, I thought I would never see anything more mind-blowingly beautiful. ButĀ upon climbing the stairs to enter the 12th century temple, I realized that every inch of its vast structure is just as awe-inspiring as the backdrop it creates across the pale orangeread more

Along the Road in Cambodia

Along the Road in Cambodia

Bus travel has been alright. I mean, there’s quite a scene along the roadside. And I often gaze upon people as we pass by. Many sit cross legged in the dirt under trees, hiding from the high sun. Often young men will be naked waste deep in the ditch ponds sifting around for who knowsread more

Lessons from the Loo: Bathroom Graffiti in Siem Reap

Lessons from the Loo: Bathroom Graffiti in Siem Reap

This edition of Lessons from the Loo brings us inside the bathroom walls of Angkor What?, a popular bar along Siem Reap’s infamous Pub Street. I planned on snapping bathroom graffiti pictures at all the bars we went to along Pub Street (which is easy to cover as there are only a handful!), but afterread more