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The Desert Fish

Salvation and Redemption: Key Themes of Asian Films at Cinequest 2014

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Now in its 24th year, the Cinequest Film Festival, held annually in San Jose, Calif., once again presents an impressive and eclectic array of independent films from all over the world. Each year,...

Destinations: India | Turkey | Iran | Cambodia | Vietnam | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Adventure | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | Ancient History
Khmer ruin in the 1920s, the setting for The Map of Lost Memories.

The Map of Lost Memories

Sheri Quirt - sjquirt [73]

A page-turner that has won praise throughout the literary world. Nicole Mones (Lost in Translation) called it “an enchanting, absorbing first novel, all the more remarkable for its effortless portrayal of a bygone era, now nearly forgotten.”

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia | Angkor
Topics: 20th Century History
The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Kim Fay's The Map of Lost Memories takes its characters and its readers into a forbidden world of political intrigue and treachery, on a death-defying mission of ecumenical proportions.

Destinations: Vietnam | Cambodia | China
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Art | Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture
Flower of the bo tree.  Siddhartha Gautama was meditating under one of these trees when he reached enlightenment and became the Buddha

Outlaw Religion and Money, But Let's Keep the Solid Gold Buddha Statues

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

My favorite part of the Royal Palace is the Jade Pagoda (aka Silver Pagoda). It stuns you with incredible riches. It also poses some questions about the power of wealth, radical rhetoric, greed and good manners.

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | 20th Century History | Art | Traditions | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Richard on the Battambang train

Tales from a Cambodian Train

Elizabeth Briel - ebriel [964]

The art deco station was filled with people. Cambodia was nearing the end of its Pchum Ben festival, so the station was filled with holidaymakers going back to their hometowns...

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | People | 20th Century History
Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Traditional dancers in Cambodia

Looney Planet travel guides

Jack VanNoord - jackvannoord [678]

At first, it was subtle. But the more I read, the more I saw a pattern emerge.

Destinations: Cambodia | Thailand
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History
Mollie on a vine at a Beng Melea, a temple that is not being restored.  Each family member had their own personal guide to direct us around, through and over the temple.  The guides were about ten years old and eager to see if we could climb as well as they could.  I think we passed muster.

Step One: Take Family to the Other Side of the Planet

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

A family of five begins the journey to Cambodia because it is safer than Plan A, which was Thailand. The result is three weeks of discovery, wonder and wanting more.

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | 20th Century History | For Kids | War & Conflict
The rapids on the Nam Khan River were a little more challenging than I thought

Kayaking Adventure

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Kayaking down the Nam Khan River near Luang Prabang in Laos...

Destinations: Vientiane | Luang Prabang | Laos | Lancang-Mekong River
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | 20th Century History | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | People | Beaches & Resorts | Agriculture | Sports | Nature
Lovely women in traditional costume served our Loy Krathong dinner.

Loy Krathong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Loy Krathong is a special festival celebration in Thailand in November. Float your sorrows away and release your hopes and dreams into the heavens.

Destinations: Pathum Thani province | Nonthaburi province | Mae Hong Son | Buriram province | Ko Tao | Sukhothai | Ko Phi Phi | Uttaradit province | Khao Yai National Park | Nakorn Chaisri | Phimai | Ko Phangan | Chonburi province | Lopburi | Ranong | Satun province | Nakhon Ratchasima | Lampang | Ko Sichang | Narathiwat Province | Hua Hin | Mae Sot | Khon Kaen province | Phetchaburi | Yasothon province | Surat Thani | Golden Triangle | Hat Yai | Songkhla province | Tak province | Thailand | Phang Nga province | Kanchanaburi province | Samut Songkhram province | Krabi | Nakhon Phanom | Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng | Chachoengsao province | Ko Chang | Khon Kaen | Chumphon | Ko Samui | Surin province | Chiang Mai | Nakhon Pathom province | Loei province | Nong Khai province | Phuket | Udon Thani | Ayutthaya | Kampaengphet | Ubon Ratchathani | Bangkok | Phitsanulok | Lancang-Mekong River | Nakhon Si Thammarat province | Chiangrai province | Ko Samet | Umphang | Rayong | River Kwai | Mae Sai | Ban Chiang | Savannakhet | Pattaya
Topics: Travel | Art | Ancient History | Festivals | Adventure | 20th Century History | Religion | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Nature | For Kids
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