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Today was all about palaces, Buddhas and bad cabbies. I got up at no particular hour of the morning and wandered downstairs to have breakfast at the hotel. It was perfectly adequate, and the coffee was strong. I asked at the front desk about laundry service and how to get to the Grand Palace. The answers were before 11:00am for tomorrow, and by taxi. I am not a hotel laundry service person,… Read More

AM- Some general thoughts about Cambodia. I picked April-May because it was ahead of the monsoons. Its quite a nice time to be here. The days are hot and basically sunny all day. The nights are warm and appealing. By hot, I mean mid-90s with a high humidity. If you don’t have a good heat tolerance, you may want to consider the winter months when it is reported to be slightly cooler…. Read More

It seems that every time I am flying out of the Kuwait airport I get seriously apprehensive. I don’t know why. This is my third trip out through the airport, you think I would be over it? Guess not. I always envision crazy things happening. Problems with airlines or customs, some type of language barrier that leads to me missing my flight. I can say that, three times going, I haven’t had… Read More