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Cat Tales: February 2012

Posted on 29 February 2012 by brett

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Our trip is moving faster than planned. Vietnam is here and now, about a month ahead of schedule. We have decided to use our time traveling more wisely and leave Southeast Asia mid-year. This decision opens up a whole new world of possibilities. After Asia, we figure Australia could be a good middle point since we’ll probably never vacation there. Southern wine country and the great barrier reef are on the table. We may trace our ancestry from Turkey and make our way through Eastern Europe visiting family and places on our list to see in our lifetime. Visiting dear friends in Spain and Portugal is a definite, as well as a visit to Morocco to see our friends Tosha & Adam who will be moving there this summer. Latin America offers several intriguing options as well, especially if we can visit late in the year into early 2013 during their summer season. We are open to all possibilities! Any ideas? Please share! Continue Reading

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Battambang, Cambodia

Posted on 09 February 2012 by brett

Photo fun with Cambodian kids

We have finally made it to Cambodia after a surprisingly easy border crossing through Eastern Thailand to our destination of Battambang. The name Battambang was initially the big attraction since it’s the name of our favorite Cambodian restaurant in Oakland, California. The small french colonial town has been a wonderful introduction to Cambodia. We are very happy we made the trip here as it gets missed by most travelers who head straight to Siem Reap. The Cambodian people are quite lovely and the children are incredibly adorable. Cambodia is surprisingly refreshing and we are enjoying it much more than we thought. The US dollar rules the street and you can use local “Riel” currency for small items if needed. $1 = 4,000 Riel Continue Reading

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