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#51 – Mt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Mt. Kinabalu (UNESCO World Heritage Site, 2000) is in Kinabalu National Park located on the island of Borneo in the state of Sabah belonging to East Malaysia!  I haven’t ever heard of Mount Kinabalu, nor was I planning to visit

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#49 – Ayutthaya, Thailand

Op..op..op..op. Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam from 1351-1767.  The first being Sukothai and third being Krung Thep (also known to the western world as Bangkok, also having the name Siam changed to Thailand). It was said that during its

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#46 – Yangon, Myanmar (Part 2)

There is a circular train in Yangon that takes you from the city central to the outskirts of the city and is in my opinion the best way to get a glimpse and photo ops of what life is like

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#23 – MY PHONE! – Sihanoukville, Cambodia

The chronicles of my stolen phone.

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#22 – Angkor – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat. Constructed by The Khmer King Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat was considered as one of the largest religious Hindu temples in the world.  It is also estimated as the largest sandstone and laterite temple in the world.  Approximately 300,000

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#21 – S21 & The Killing Fields – Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Part 2)

The Khmer Rouge was Communist guerrilla movement in Cambodia (formerly Kampuchea) led by Pol Pot, which ruled the country between 1975 and 1979. The Khmer Rouge killed an estimated 2 -3 million Cambodians via torture, execution, over-work or starvation during

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#20 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Part 1)

The Cambodian Tuk-Tuk. For me, I learned several things this trip to Cambodia, some positive and some negative.  It was clear to me that this was the poorest country I have been to to-date and the knowledge of the Khmer

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