30-Kilometer Tuk Tuk Ride In Cambodia

After a sunrise spent at Angkor Wat Temple, followed by a visit to Ta Prohm Temple, Susan and I opted to split off from the tour group with like-minded adventurers Miles and Maryanne Cooper from San Francisco. And after negotiating rates for a pair of tuk tuks, the four of us set out from Ta Prohm on about a 30 kilometer journey out from Siem Reap, Cambodia, to the ancient ruins of Banteay Srey Temple.

Unfortunately back in Thailand today, my visit to Siem Reap seemed to have brought about a visit by the Siem Reaper. Miles jokingly coined the term at dinner last night before trouble set in, but after a feverish day waylaid in the hotel room spent either prone or on the throne, it’s really no laughing matter.

Hopefully I’ll be back to functioning levels by tomorrow.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."