Siem Reap, Cambodia–Part 3

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Now to finish up Cambodia. It’s amazing what we can accomplish in a day! Three temple sites in one morning, and our relatively early start meant we were done as the heaviest crowds arrived. The afternoon options included more temples but we’d had enough so opted to go to the markets to see and shop.Read more

Port Douglas, Australia

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En route to Australia, we learned more about this continent during an inflight lecture. Because of the continent’s isolation, it is home to an enormous number of unique plant and animal species. The indigenous peoples were also isolated, unlike what we have seen in Oceania; there was very little ocean immigration. Lee Berger commented thatRead more