Sleeping (or Sleeper) buses are a popular and inexpensive long haul overnight transport option while travelling in Vietnam, for visitors and locals alike. Contrary to many others people- I found them comfortable, efficient, clean and reliable. One caveat- they drive really slow in Vietnam so don’t expect to get anywhere fast, unless your on a […]
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Exploring the abandoned “Ho Thuy Tien” water park (by bicycle) near Hue city (Vietnam) recently.
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“Black Palace” (Damnak Sla Khmao) was a little summer palace of King Sihanouk, abandoned sometime in the late 1960’s or early 1970’s. It’s located on Bokor Hill Station in southern Cambodia. The “Palace” itself is not on a grand scale, but the overall spectaular location and many outer buildings must have been fairly impressive in […]
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Bored on a recent flight from Hanoi (Vietnam) to Siem Reap (Cambodia). All filmed on my old but trusty iPhone 4S- hence the low quality. Music by one of my favorite ambient artists- The Dead Texan.
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Riding the rails from the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh to the southern city of Sihanoukville last year. This rail link had just been rebooted to a twice weekly passenger service after a 15 year absence due to neglect and damage from the civil war. It was the same same but different to when I rode […]
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Off the tracks on the semi-legal “Bamboo Railway” near Battambang, Cambodia.
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A summary video of last years holiday in Cambodia. Soundtrack of course by probably the most famous song about Cambodia- Dead Kennedys ironic and iconic “Holiday In Cambodia”. Might have to hit up Tourism Cambodia for this one…
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Edinburgh, Scotland, 2005: Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of a trades guild, and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a burglar- partly for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling. This iconic pub on Edinburgh’s royal mile has been there for years and honors the scoundrel. I finally got around to developing […]
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Bokor, Cambodia, October 2015: Exploring the ruin of the French colonial era Bokor Casino Hotel in Cambodia. The Casino was fought over by the invading/liberating Vietnamese forces and the murderous Khmer Rouge from 1979 onward. Due to it’s strategic place and size on Bokor plateau it was invaluable to either side to gain an advantage over […]
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