Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012

By Ali Karim

Bangkok & Koh Samed

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Thailand July 2012 First few days if traveling in Thailand; before moving further east. Spent 2 nights in Bangkok, exploring the markets (have been to see the tourist sights in Bangkok on a previous trip). Bangkok has a great train/subway system; very clean and…

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By Ali Karim

Thailand to Cambodia

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Next day, we had arranged for a minivan to pick us up from the mainland Thailand, to the Cambodian border. So right after breakfast, we took the speedboat back the the mainland, where our driver picked us up, and took us to the border…

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By Ali Karim

Siem Reap and Angor Wat

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Siem Reap and Angor Wat We arrived and got dropped off at the bus station in Siem Reap; which it appeared was on the outskirts of the actual city of Siem Reap. While unloading, we were approached by several people offering to take us…

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Phnom Penh and onto Vietnam

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Phnom Penh and onto Vietnam (Saigon) After exploring  Siem Reap and the touring magnificent ruins of Angor Wat, we left Siem Reap by bus, to go to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Pics in Siem Reap and on way to Saigon attached; hope you…

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By Ali Karim

Saigon

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Saigon, Vietnam Very pleasant surprise on the first day; changed US$100 into Vietnamese Dong and I became an overnight millionaire ($100 = 2,0000,000 Vietnamese Dong). You can imagine my great pleasure at finally becoming a multimillionaire 🙂 . Good surprise after getting ripped off with…

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