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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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

Bangkok & Koh Samed

This post is part of a series called Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam July 2012 Bangkok and Koh Samed 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;…

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By Ali Karim

Varanasi City of Ghats

This post is part of a series called Jaipur Lucknow & Varanasi India Feb 2012 From Lucknow, we flew to Varanasi. arrived at the airport and took a taxi to the home stay we had booked. We stayed with Harish and his wife, Malika in their home in the city center off a small alleyway. Very…

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By Ali Karim

Lucknow

This post is part of a series called Jaipur Lucknow & Varanasi India Feb 2012 After completing our touring and shopping in Jaipur, we took a flight and went to Lucknow via Delhi. Lucknow is a predominantly muslim area, and has been the historical location where a lot of Indian “muslim” music (Qawwali etc) originated…

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