Archive | March, 2015

Galle, in former Ceylon

31 Mar

We started our volonteer-project in Sri Lanka near Galle. Max teaching kid-monks and Pauke in a local orphanage. The kids come along and help out. In the afternoon time off to visit this little fortess-town. A lot of Dutch heritage in town to find.

    

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Cambodia, Phnom Penh: Wat Phnom & the monkey incident

31 Mar

 Wat Phnom, the only ‘mountain’ inthe city, with off course a temple on it. 

     And some cheeky monkeys…eating and drinking people’s leftovers. One thought Ties’ leg was a good snack and had a bite…:-( 

Tuktuk and cyclo fun

30 Mar

      

Cambodia, Phnom Penh: Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda

27 Mar

Still the living grouds of the Royal family. The king was not home that day though…no coffee.

   

 And by night…

The king all blinged up in lights and Wat Ounalom. 

 Riverfront boulevard  

Cyclo

27 Mar

I added a cyclo to my list of modes of transportation

Biking Phnom Penh on a cyclo!

 

Great ride, good guide telling us about architecture in the city and taking us into back alleys and talked about the Golden Age of architecture in Cambodia, the 60’s passionately.  

 

  

Also Cambodia

26 Mar

waste always and everywhere

  

Golden age for architecture in Cambodia

26 Mar

the 60 ‘s was the golden age for architecture in Pnhom Penh

We saw great examples due to great guide during our cyclo tour and walking tour we did ourselves