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10 reasons to do an adventure tour — from Travelfish.org

10 reasons to do an adventure tour — from Travelfish.org | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A discussion of some reasons why doing an adventure tour could be the right choice from our friends at Travelfish.org...

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Mystery in the mountains

Mystery in the mountains | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Placed on rocky ledges throughout the Cardamoms, hundreds of metres above sea level, are some 70 ceramic jars, hundreds of years old. Inside them: the bones of around 150 people who sheltered in the jungle during the decline of Angkor. New theories have emerged about who they were, and what their relationship was with their aggressive lowland neighbours. 

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Mystery in the mountains - ancient burials in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains

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Da Nang, Vietnam food tour

Da Nang, Vietnam food tour | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

It takes a good serving of local Da Nang knowledge to find the best places to pull up a street food stool, and if your plan is just to spend a day or

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Danang, Vietnam - a food tour!

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Angkor Wat - Why One Day Isn't Enough

Angkor Wat - Why One Day Isn't Enough | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

The incredible temples of Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia deserve more than just one day. With sights like Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm we felt like it wasn't enough.

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Nyaung Shwe (Mingala) Market

Nyaung Shwe (Mingala) Market | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Nyaung Shwe market is very difficult to miss: it’s that vivid green square thing stuck smack bang in the middle of town.
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Nyaungshwe market, Inle, Burma

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12 Sri Lanka foods visitors have to try

12 Sri Lanka foods visitors have to try | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
On the island of rice, curry, tropical fruit and fresh seafood, eating is an honor to the taste buds.
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12 must try Sri Lankan dishes!

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Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Street Photography, Photos of Phnom Penh by Jean-Francois Perigois Professional Photographer 

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Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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South-east Asia's best (and worst) street food

South-east Asia's best (and worst) street food | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
South-east Asia is known for its astonishing array of cheap and delicious street food. Here, writers and food bloggers pick their favourite dishes
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Southeast Asian street food -a few sample dishes

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Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh

Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Wat Ounalom is the Cambodian capital's most conspicuous temple and probably the most attractive. Here's a little background info on it.
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Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh

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20 Photos Of 1990 Hội An, Vietnam

20 Photos Of 1990 Hội An, Vietnam | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Ancient houses, beautiful beaches, great restaurants and plenty of places to take long strolls have given Hội An a reputation for being one of Vietnam’s most charming destinations. But when these pictures were shot in 1990, the town was just starting its evolution into a tourist hot spot.
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Photos of old Hoi An, Vietnam

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Kyaikkami pagoda, Burma

Kyaikkami pagoda, Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
The red-roofed, gleaming white monastery at Kyaikkami pagoda juts into the sometimes turquoise, sometimes murky brown waters of the Bay of Bengal is
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A pagoda in the Indian Ocean, Kyaikkami, Mon State, Burma

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The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture

The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

New Khmer Architecture ended abruptly with the rise of the Khmer Rouge, but its ruins can still be found on the Cambodian shore.

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Greta photos of abandoned and ruined villas of former seaside resort Kep, #Cambodia

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On Myanmar's Mystery Peak, Drama and a Challenge Like No Other

On Myanmar's Mystery Peak, Drama and a Challenge Like No Other | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A grueling trek through a jungle, followed by a treacherous climb: How one team took on one of mountaineering's biggest tests.

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An expedition to scale Burma's highest peak

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Striking new gecko discovered in Thailand

Striking new gecko discovered in Thailand | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Sai Yok bent-toed gecko found on forested hill near Myanmar border, researchers think more species await discovery in biodiverse region A research team based

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Newly discovered species in Thailand's Sai Yok district

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Angkor: an interactive map of Cambodia's must-see temples

Angkor: an interactive map of Cambodia's must-see temples | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

An interactive guide to Angkor Wat and other temples at Angkor, Cambodia, including then-and-now recreations of individual temples and a map of the essential sights

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Prasart Kok Rocha - the Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom

Prasart Kok Rocha - the Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Prasart Kok Rocha is a quirky site of some historical importance, and it offers an excuse to explore the friendly and attractive little village where

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The Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom, Cambodia

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Eating in Burma - some Burmese dishes you shouldn't miss!

Eating in Burma - some Burmese dishes you shouldn't miss! | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A guide to some of the most common types of food you are likely to encounter in Burma.

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The 4000 Islands, Laos, but which one is best?

The 4000 Islands, Laos, but which one is best? | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

4000 Islands, or Si Phan Don, is a section of Laos' Mekong River that fans out into a 10-kilometre-wide labyrinth of shallow waterways and islands.

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The 4,000 islands of Southern Laos

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Konglor Cave, Laos

Konglor Cave, Laos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Konglor Cave, a nearly eight kilometre long cave with a river running through it, is no ordinary cave and no ordinary river. The scale of the cave is
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The fabulous Konglor Cave, Laos

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Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing: Unesco Expert

Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing: Unesco Expert | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
The temple complex of Bagan in central Burma will become a World Heritage Site within the next few years, a Unesco expert says.
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Good news - Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing
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The Forgotten Soldiers of Mae Salong

The Forgotten Soldiers of Mae Salong | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Village in Chiang Rai province is home to veterans and descendants of troops who fought communism in China's civil war.
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Mae Salong, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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How the French didn't discover Angkor Wat

How the French didn't discover Angkor Wat | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
I suppose I'm a bit of a curmudgeon and therefore get fairly easily annoyed. One of my biggest pet peeves is the old myth about how the French, specifically the explorer and researcher Henri Mouhot...
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How the French didn't discover Angkor

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How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle

How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Deep in the Cambodian jungle lie the remains of a vast medieval city, which was hidden for centuries.
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Deep in the Cambodian jungle lie the remains of a vast medieval city, which was hidden for centuries.

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Phnom Chisor, Cambodia

Phnom Chisor, Cambodia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Great for a day trip, this spectacular site is a mere hour's drive from the capital and a short drive from the well-preserved Jayarvarman VII temple o
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Great Angkor period temple a short drive from Phnom Penh

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Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
If someone told you there was a place where 200 million year old coral reefs had erupted from beneath the sea and were now draped in the oldest rain forest in the world, a place where marbled cats and clouded leopards prowl the sharp crags and their dark caves in search of dead bats and small prey, would you believe them?
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Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

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