To Cambodia with Love: A Travel Guide for the Connoisseur

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From wilderness hikes in the Cardamom Mountains to scenic picnics overlooking Angkor Wat, discover the secrets of savvy expatriates, seasoned travelers, and inspired locals. With its unique insights into dining, shopping, sightseeing, and culture, To Cambodia With Love is a one-of-a-kind guide for the passionate traveler.

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Overview

From wilderness hikes in the Cardamom Mountains to scenic picnics overlooking Angkor Wat, discover the secrets of savvy expatriates, seasoned travelers, and inspired locals. With its unique insights into dining, shopping, sightseeing, and culture, To Cambodia With Love is a one-of-a-kind guide for the passionate traveler.

A taste of the secrets you will find in To Cambodia With Love:

Pedal at your own pace from temple to temple at the Angkor Wat complex.

Learn why you should never bet on a barang at a kickboxing match in Phnom Penh.

Ride the rails on a flat bed, bamboo norry through rural Cambodia.

Test your courage over a tarantual brunch in the remote Cambodian countryside.

Honor the spirits of the dead at the autumnal P'chum Ben Festival near Battambang.

Search for ghosts among ancient sculptures in the forests of Kulen Mountain.

Support village life and the endangered ibis by bird-watching in Tmatboey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934159088
  • Publisher: ThingsAsian Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 774,600
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy BrouwerAn adventure seeker with a particular love for exploring Cambodia and its incredible history, culture, and people, Andy Brouwer made his first trip to the country in 1994. That white-knuckle ride hooked him for life. He returned every year, eventually moving from England to Phnom Penh in 2007. As well as having a serious interest in temples, books, and pretty much all things Khmer, he is a lifetime supporter of Leeds United and has an insatiable passion for the music of Steel Pulse and Ennio Morricone.
 

Tewfic El-Sawy
Tewfic El-Sawy is a New York City-based freelance photographer who specializes in documenting endangered cultures and traditional life in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. He is particularly interested in photographing cultural ceremonies and religious and tribal rituals. He leads photography tours to India, Sikkim, Indochina, Indonesia, and the Himalayan Kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan. His images, articles, and photo features have been published in various magazines and other publications.

 

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Table of Contents

Introduction 4

1 Moveable Feasts 12

A tasting menu of exotic flavors

2 Seeing the Sights 38

Fresh perspectives on exploring must-see attractions

3 Secret Gardens 80

Where to hide away from the touring masses

4 Into the Wild 106

Outdoor experiences for adventurous travelers

5 When in Rome 134

Lessons on living local and making yourself at home

6 Paying It Forward 162

Suggestions for giving back while you're on the road

7 Resources for the Road 188

Practical advice to help you prepare for your travels

8 Epilogue 216

One writer takes his sons on a local detour in Siem Reap

Contributor Biographies, Credits, and Index 222

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