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Wat’s new in Cambodia? Guardian feature

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

See yesterday's Guardian newspaper in the UK... As I kayaked down the Mekong river, a couple of humps slunk out of the water about 10 metres ahead. Then a couple more to the left, and more to the right, before I finally realised that I was at the centre of a ...

Flores by Mountain Bike: new dates

Friday, March 5th, 2010

We have added some scheduled, join-in departures for this great mountain bike ride through the volcanic island of Flores, eastern Indonesia.  We have also managed to keep the costs down so no change from last year. See here for update, or here for some pics from Tim Peterson & Louise Nielsen ...

Cambodia Takes to the Roads in Building Spree

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

By THOMAS FULLER Published in The New York Times: January 18, 2010 SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA — Bullet by bullet, workers removed the detritus of Cambodia’s past. They pulled 300 land mines and 30,000 rounds of ammunition from the red dirt and then laid down a thick layer of asphalt. Today, what would ...

Cycling in Cambodia & Vietnam

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Cambodia is amazing for exploring on a mountain bike, whether you are an experienced biker or not.  This is mainly because it is still very underdeveloped with few black-top roads... extremely rural in a way that makes Thailand look like a shopping mall. And... flat!  But it is changing quickly ...