Sen Monorom, Cambodia! Not to miss!

March 13, 2016
Sen Monorom

Sen Monorom, Cambodia – out of the beaten track.

Introduction

In the north-eastern part of Cambodia lies a beautiful town called Sen Monorom, the capital of Mondulkiri province. The landscape in the town differs from other parts of Cambodia. The town is set at 800m above the sea level, with steep hillsides and much cooler climate than the rest of the country.

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Sues day! Kratie, Cambodia!

February 28, 2016
Credit to Paul Arps from Flickr (c)

Kratie – Welcome to Cambodia!

The Cambodian flag, by Paul Arps from Flickr (c).

Kratie, the first city of my around Cambodia trip. The small town has a population of about 38,000 and lies on the banks of the Mekong River. The city is dominated by a central marketplace surrounded by old, French colonial buildings. The town includes big islands with white sand beaches within the Mekong. The stretch of river north of the city is home to a group of rare Irrawaddy dolphins.

If you were wondering, “Sues day” means hello in Khmer, the language of the Khmer people of Cambodia.

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Aurangabad → Ajanta/Ellora caves!

February 6, 2016

Welcome to my Aurangabad/Ajanta/Ellora post!

This post will cover the city of Aurangabad and two UNESCO world heritage sites close to it, Ajanta and Ellora.

Aurangabad — they told me i will see the fake Taj Mahal, huh.

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