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Cambodia diagonally


Not so long ago while having dinner I was told that nowadays going to Cambodia is a waste of time… Conversation subject was „places that are still authentic” in SE Asia, which I guess meant places, where influence of tourism is non existent or barely visible and local population still lives in their bamboo huts in poverty, unaware of the size of the world.

If out of „lack of time” you decide to take one of the mainstream guidebooks and lay down your trip schedule along with what’s worth and what’s a „must see” pointed out there, I agree. Just stay home and watch documentary about the place. But this is true for everything in life, if you won’t put minimum of effort into it, results will never be satisfying (guidebook is not an effort, it’s making it easy for yourself). Continue reading Cambodia diagonally