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Thailand and Cambodia

A few weeks bumming around

Story by Lara Mulady February 2nd, 2014

Maeklong Railway Market

The name Maeklong Railway Market pretty much says it all; it’s a market at (and on) a railway station. When the train is due to leave, the market huddles to the sides, and as the train passes, the market reappears in a matter of seconds. It’s a pretty tight fit between folded up market stall and train, but it’s worth it.

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Angkor wat

We spent three days wandering around Angkor Wat and all the temples close by. Three days wasn’t enough.

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The Killing fields and s-21

A draining and emotionally laden day was spent at S-21, the Genocide Museum, and the Killing Fields outside of Phnom Penh. Not too many words to describe it really. Hard to grasp the scale, impossible to understand the motives, and a miracle the people recovered.

Bone fragments still surface after rain – the bottom right photo evident of this.

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Choeung Ek Memorial

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on the ferry

A ferry trip in Thailand – I forget where from and where to!

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tree

I fell in love with this tree at my friend’s house in Surat Thani, southern Thailand.

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Ratchaprapha, surat thani

Chieo Lan Dam flooded a valley, creating a spectacular set of islands made up from hill and mountain tops.

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khanom

We spent our last few days in Khanom, at the house of my friend’s brother, and strolling up and down the beach with our new friend.

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