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Tagged With: Cambodia

Tomb Raiding and Temple Running at Cambodia

“The rich heritage of the Khmer Empire stands to this day through the temples of Angkor and just seeing the massive structures with its  intricate designs is a testament of how the ancient infrastructure stood out through time and gives you an appreciation of their glorious past.” Read about: What’s in Angkor Wat Culture Watch … Continue reading »

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Angkor Wat International Half Marathon 2013

Distance: 21.1K Date: December 1, 2013 Place: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap Cambodia Read about: What’s in Angkor Wat Culture Watch at Cambodia Cultural Village Another Angkor Wat Adventure Now Available: Go Pro Hero 3+ Temple Run “Running in Angkor Wat felt like running through time while appreciating the lush green forest, the ancient temple and … Continue reading »

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Road Tripping in Cambodia

Being in Two Places in One Time – Cambodia – Vietnam Border Board Meeting I’ve been a fixture in board meetings since 2005 and I never liked being the center of attention when it comes to discussion of the Financials.  While it comes with my fair share of travel at times, it becomes too much … Continue reading »

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Temple Run

There’s been fresh ideas for runs lately.  There’s a beach run.  There’s the extreme uphill runs.  There’s a zombies run.  Why not have an actual Temple Run? Yes, the iPhone and iPad game that had the hero running in a temple collecting coins and jumping through obstacles in form of oversize tree roots and holes … Continue reading »

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What’s in Angkor Wat?

 It’s one of the top wonders of the world… and visiting it once is such an experience… but I was lucky enough to go here twice… and both of the times on via a comfortable bus ride… . What makes it so different??? Simple it’s 12th century architecture that still makes us wonder how well … Continue reading »

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How Do You Spell Phnom Penh???

I’ve been to Phnom Penh several times already for the past few years and first impression I had was a look back at Philippines decades ago though it’s catching up at a fast pace.  The development in Cambodia has really been amazing from all the infrastructure that’s rising and they still maintain their iconic attractions … Continue reading »

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Another Angkor Wat Adventure

Up in Angkor Wat Temple In front of Angkor Wat Nice Reflection… SGVeans forever… SGV Founder with Partners and Alumni In front of Tomb Raider 1 Movie Site @ Ta Phrom August 10… After a long trip from Kampong Cham province in Cambodia, we (Medtecs officers and directors, SGV Partners, Wash SyCip) arrived Siem Reap … Continue reading »

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Cam(e) Back So Soon

I saw myself back in Cambodia for the board meeting of Medtecs from August 9 to 12; which is just a few months after my last visit. It started with a Singapore Buffet Pre-Board Dinner with our guest for the trip Washington SyCip, with Medtecs Board of Directors, Clement Yang, Wimpit Rodriguez, George SyCip, Carol … Continue reading »

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What’s in Angkor Wat???

After previously blogging about the candidates for the next 7 wonders (click me), here I am exploring one of the 21 candidates before the announcement on 07.07.07, Angkor Wat, located in Siem Reap Province in Cambodia. Angkor Wat is one of the most important monument of South East Asian Khmer Empire and the world’s largest … Continue reading »

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Culture Watch at Cambodian Cultural Village

After an almost 6 hours bus ride on our way to Angkor Wat, which is located in Siem Reap province, we decided to go the Cambodian Cultural Village also located in Siem Reap… FYI… going to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh, you get to pass two more provinces, Kampong Cham and Kampong Thom. Cambodian Cultural … Continue reading »

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