Oudong Mountain

After a full day of kicking myself for accidentally leaving my camera at home on Saturday (what are the chances of coming across moto-cross in Cambodia?!)*, I was determined to make good on Sunday.  Our Sunday trip to Oudong Mountain, with stupas rising from the top that elicit thoughts of Candyland, definitely did not disappoint. We made the trip to the old capital of Cambodia with some fellow expat friends.  After walking along the mountaintop paths among the stupas and taking in some of the most expansive views I’ve ever seen, there was a repeat of Saturday’s lunchtime laziness complete with hammock lounging, fish & chicken eating and icy beer drinking. On our way home, we were spotted on the road by a fellow DDDer who invited us to sit for a bit. He even fetched us fresh coconuts before we made the ~40k (25 mile) trip home. View more photos from the day here.

*I missed Cambo moto-cross, but you don’t have to.  Thushan should be following up with those photos, soon.


  1. Don’t make me give Thushan a lecture about the dangers of riding a motorcycle in shorts and flip flops… Alicia, I assume that you wore full body armor, right?

    Comment by Roma — March 10, 2009 @ 5:31 PM

  2. Hi Honey….Your photos are SO fantastic !! I am REALLY glad you got this site up and “growing” !! I LOVE it….But, most especially….I LOVE YOU !! And…..Just wanted to tell you how gorgeous the flowers were that you sent to your Mom for her “29th” Birthday. What a lovely greeting as we pulled in to her driveway after a FUN day of lunch and shopping . They even had lots of slices of real lemons floating in the vase of water which perfectly accentuated all the various shades and different shapes of beautiful yellow flowers !! Surely did make her SMILE….YOU are one SPECIAL DAUGHTER !! (even when you’re SO far away)….Love YOU….
    ….and all the pictures BY you and OF you !!! HUGS to YOU and Thushan, too!! Stay Safe!

    Comment by Bette — March 11, 2009 @ 6:54 AM

  3. fantastic stuff
    absolutely fantastic !
    love this blog !

    Comment by ann — March 16, 2009 @ 3:09 AM

  4. i love love love your picture taking abilities! when are u going to teach me vivaciousness tricks in psd? i’ve been messing around with mine while i stare at urs and try to accomplish the pretty colors but no can do
    it makes me sad

    Comment by Shab — March 19, 2009 @ 7:18 AM

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