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Wilbur’s Travels – My 7 Travel Wonders Of The Past Decade

Travel is a great defining constant in my life and as I reflect on the last ten years of travels, I am extremely grateful that I am able to indulge in my passion on a regular basis. I have visited 22 new countries in the decade and revisited many more old favourites. I found it […]

Ta Prohm

Before I finally succumbed to the dreaded lurgy, I managed to see half of what has become known as the ‘Tomb Raider Temple’. This is the one that became completely swallowed by nature and has been left part entwined with the jungle, as much for preservation as aesthetics. To remove the trees would cause parts […]

Angkor Wat

   So did the actual experience live up to the anticipation? Sadly not quite. To use yesterday’s analogy, the animated family of cheetah outweighed the pair of sleeping leopards. Like a kid at Christmas, I had built the visit up to seismic proportions and maybe I had just set the bar too high or maybe […]

Angkor Wow

Visiting Angkor Wat has long been high on my bucket list and right now I am within touching distance. However, before the main course it is wise to take in some appetisers and this is what we did today. I did actually glimpse the Big A W as we sped past in our tuk tuk, […]