All posts tagged: cambodia

It’s time to take the kids to Cambodia

Cambodia / Family / I Spy Game / leap & hop / Travel

With the holiday season approaching and people making plans for the winter break, I decided to gather my “intel” about  some of the destinations for which we have a Leap & Hop.  Every week, I will focus on one destination and provide some tips gathered from my own family’s experience or trusted sources who travel the way we like to travel with our kids. Let’s start with Cambodia and, more specifically Siem Reap with kids.  As […]

Angkor Wat – Using old technology to protect the temple

Cambodia

The ingenuity of the Khmer people doesn’t cease to amaze us a thousand years later.  Last year the World Monuments Fund (WMF) finished its renovation of the Churning of the Sea of Milk gallery in Angkor Wat.  The plan was to deal with some water damage with  some roof repair.  In the process, they discovered an old internal drainage system. The Khmer carved roofing stones in a way that let the water out.  The idea was so clever that the […]