About: An Asian elephant, ridden by a Tampuan man

Horton hits a hundred — ដំរី អាយុុ មួយ រយ ឆ្នាំ

I guess when you need a smoke, you light up, even if you’re on an elephant. The elephant sat and eyed us, impassively, trunking an occasional handful of sugar cane into his mouth while I talked to his human. Elephants seem so wise and sage and discerning. I asked the Tampuan driver how old he […]

Sunset at Baphuon, Angkor Thom, Siem Riep; the king's personal temple.

Sunset at Baphuon – ប្រាសាទបាពួន

When we were visited Siem Reap last month, we decided to skip the massive crowds watching the sunset at Angkor Wat and Banteay Chmar. Instead we snuck up to the top of this massive pyramid. It was closed, so I talked the guard into giving tacit permission for us to let us up. It was […]