January 2012 – Photos of the Day

To keep the Photo of the Day page from getting way too long, we’re archiving January’s pix here.

January 31, 2012

Three Aussies and a Brit brighten our night with good company and tasty margaritas. Great traveling with you, Kairi, Lisa, Chelsea and Bob!

January 30, 2012

Karen chats with our tuk-tuk driver, Fickry, while waiting for Ken to finish photographing yet another temple

January 29, 2012

Grim relics of the past (and present) at the Cambodia Landmine Museum

January 28, 2012

One of my new favorite places is the Angkor temple of Pre Rup, built in 961 AD. We went there for sunrise and had the whole place to ourselves.

January 27, 2012

Faces of Angkor Wat. Much more to come in a full blog post.

January 26, 2012

Our dusty street in Siem Reap

January 25, 2012

Straw barn and oxcart

Bonus pic:

The rickety wooden ferry across the Mekong River leaves when it's full (about 10 people). Naturally, there are only two life jackets on board. I was carrying a large water bottle that Karen and I could have used for floatation, and we're good swimmers... the rest of you suckers are on your own!

January 24, 2012

Ken is feeling like a bit of a wimp for complaining about conditions inside a Malaysian hospital. In Cambodia, they plug you in and send you home. Once we realized this, we noticed FIVE mobile IVs in one day in dusty Kratie!

January 23, 2012

The 100 Pillar Wat, seen thru mosquito netting

January 22, 2012

A typical Cambodia tractor. Features include hoodless design, allowing dust to more readily enter the engine, and extended steering column, decreasing turning radius.

January 21, 2012

Sambok Mountain pagoda outside Kratie, Cambodia

January 20, 2012

Impromptu birthday party at the guesthouse. Thanks, Peter (and all our impromptu guests)!

January 19, 2012

Card game in the auto parts aisle

January 18, 2012

Sadly, Cambodia is a place where this sign doesn't get a second glance

January 17, 2012

Mural at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

January 16, 2012

Arrival in the Kingdom of Wonder

January 15, 2012

DVDs for sale at the local market... including some movies that haven't been released on DVD yet. Hmm.

January 14, 2012

Switcher is basically an Apple Store clone at the mall, employing tech geeks. 5 RM (Malaysian ringitt) is equivalent to $1.60 US.

January 13, 2012

Speedy delivery

January 12, 2012

Enjoying a bucket of beer with new friends, Ted and Marilyn

January 11, 2012

Nature's T.P. (when we forget our stash of tissues)

January 10, 2012

Each hotel room has an arrow pointing toward Mecca, to assist Muslims with daily prayer

January 9, 2012

Get that kick!

January 8, 2012

Sunlight

January 7, 2012

Typical Malaysian sidewalk- watch your step!

January 6, 2012

Captain Morgan's lesser-known, lower-ranking brother?

January 5, 2012

Colorful tour group at Bank Negara

January 4, 2012

The iPhone Generation

January 3, 2012

Malay Eagle Owl

January 2, 2012

Bibimbap for two

January 1, 2012

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

 

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