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Culture & history vs Action: 0-1

Culture & history vs Action: 0-1

Is the atractiveness of the temples of Angkor in decline? Covering at least 1000 square kilometer (390 sq mi), Angkor was by far the largest preindustrial city known to man. The sheer size and beauty of what is left of Angkor’s estimated 1000+ temples at the city’s core have puzzled foreign travelers as far back as the 16th century. [...]

Crocodile burger

Crocodile burger

Seen at the Banana Leaf restaurant & pub in Pub street, Siem Reap, Cambodia: I didn’t try the burger, but crocodile meat tastes somewhat between chicken and fish, not my thing really.

Not everyone welcome in hotel on Thai island Koh Phi Phi

Not everyone welcome in hotel on Thai island Koh Phi Phi

  Photo thanks to Makka Pakka.

Funny Chiang Rai

Funny Chiang Rai

Tourists learning about their future from alocal fortune teller No problem to marry an alien inChiang Rai Definitely the cheapest accommodationin town Rabbit hooked on ‘tabacco’leaves Oh no.. Google translate can really mess things up..The sign reads something like this: Text on sign  Meaning 1. The moustache is tiny squid roasts  Grilled small squid tentacles [...]

Sexy frogs

Sexy frogs

Seen in Siem Reap at the central market: Frogs are not just for the French. Many east Asians are fond of the delicacy too.And then there is a bunch of adventurous Western travelers who dare to probe some local exotic snacks. With a mixture of curiousity and plain bravura, photo evidence placed on Facebook is [...]

Animal carving

Animal carving

Seen at Siem Reap, Cambodia:

Cambodian fish spa

Cambodian fish spa

More English sign fails

More English sign fails

Fight ticket   Tank (Thank)

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Seen in Ao Nang, Krabi:

Weird travel magazine

Weird travel magazine

Seen in a local magazine called Passport:15.000 copies are issued of this free tourist magazine distributed in Krabi province.Obviously quite some advertising space has not been sold and is filled up with nonsense, however some funny ads are real. Crappy service?The Chatchada House really exist in Ao Nang and no matter what they say, reviews [...]