Monday, May 24, 2010

Siem Reap, Cambodia

What a jam-packed few days it has been since I last wrote on this blog. I don't even know where to begin so I will try to be brief with my highlights. After a few days in Singapore, we caught a two hour plane ride to Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is the exact opposite of what I experienced in Singapore. Whereas, Singapore felt very modernized and hi-tech. Siem Reap seems very much tied to the past. There is extreme poverty here like I have never witnessed. There is also much beauty and hope. I will have to explain that sentiment later. I am about to head to dinner but I wanted to post some photos from the ruins of two ancient temples we visited today: Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.


  1. Wow. You got some great shots. Such a great experience for you! Love your posts!

  2. Bridget -- It's been so much fun to be 'along for the ride' with you. I'm so pleased that the scaffolding and green tarps that are in all of our photos of Angkor Wat are not in your photos. It really was a stunning place, wasn't it? Imagine running a 26-mile marathon among all those ruins! We couldn't believe it even as it unfolded before us. More reading to do... I'm catching up on your journey.