Cambodia

Day 5 – Kampong Cham

Our next destination was Kampong Cham, an old port town slowly fading now the Japanese have paid for a bridge over the Mekong River. We journeyed by local bus with 16 seats reserved at the front, a mix of local people and a few tourists taking the other seats. The Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Bangkok

Day 1: Bangkok

We’re currently on holiday in Cambodia, travelling with the tour company Intrepid from Bangkok (in Thailand) to Ho Chi Min city (in Vietnam). Today has been the first of two days in Siem Reap, the largely tourist town nearby to the temples of Angkor Wat. We arrived in Bangkok very Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Wedding

Preview

I have a few things to blog about, a few photos to show, but for now please make do with a quick post to a gallery of photos of the Wedding of Sonya and Oliver on Waiheke Island. Click on the link or on the picture below for the gallery. Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Brentwood

Weald Country Park

The weather was mild and sunny as we set out to visit Weald Country Park, a short drive to the north-west of Brentwood. We’ve been through the park a few times on walks from home but normally we just walk through. This time we would be spending a bit more Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Today was spent preparing food, watching DVD’s, eating said food and relaxing. There was also a little walk as the evening went from sunset to dusk. Rather than go into details here are a few photos of our hosts and the house where this all happened. Preparing dinner Walking after Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Today we had a lazy start before heading out into New Mills for a bit of shopping. Christmas dinner is going to be Mexican flavoured this year, just for something different. We purchased food and wine for tomorrow and then walked back to the house for a bit more relaxing. Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago