Tag Archives: Cambodia

Thailand & Cambodia- Plane Crash & Black Magic

Fortunately things have remained calm between Thailand and Cambodia. Unfortunately two Thai F-16’s crashed yesterday in a training exercise. One thing I struggle to get used to in Thailand is talk of the supernatural- ghosts and spirits. It came up … Continue reading

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Quick Trip from Bangkok: Siem Reap & Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia in only 213 air miles away from Bangkok, the flight takes 45 minutes. Angkor Wat and all surrounding wats and temples are located minutes from Siem Reap. There is no reason- or way- to describe the wats … Continue reading

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Thailand & Cambodia- Stop, Start and Continue Fighting, February 6, 2011

Border wars (or skirmishes) are new for me; for better or worse, the USA doesn’t fight in our own backyard and I have never lived in a country with a war taking place on a border. The news is filled … Continue reading

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Thailand and Cambodia Fighting, February 4, 2011

Yes, two Buddhist countries are fighting over disputed land- the disputed land centers around, of all things, a temple (Preah Vihear Temple). The BKK Post reports two people were killed in over 2 hours of fighting yesterday with both sides … Continue reading

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