New travel journals
Fear and loathing in Cambodia (29.06.01 - 06.07.01)
"Don't believe what most guidebooks say about the hell-ride
from the Thailand border of Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
I can only say that their accounts are massively exaggerated."
Part one: From Poipet to Siem Reap
Part two: It's tiring to travel in Cambodia
Part three: Selected excerpts of my conversations
Part four: Off the rocks
Part five: The worst boat trip of your
Part six: A final word
E-mails from Thailand (16.06.01 - 29.06.01)
"Authentic tribal villages? Why play god when you are exploiting
them anyway. Yes, I admit we are going to a virtual tribal 'zoo'
to see people wear ridiculous costumes rolling in mud in the mountains
but I don't pretend I am god."
A short intro
Part one: June 22, e-mail from Chiang
Part two: June 25, e-mail from Chiang
Part three: June 28, e-mail from Bangkok
Part four: June 29, e-mail from Aranyaprathet