I was in my dad’s office last week, when I noticed for the first time, a set of photo albums on the top shelf of his bookcase that I thought I maybe recognized. I pulled them down and stumbled upon countless photos from the late 90’s, when my dad was working in Egypt and my brother and I were spending our summers there, riding camel-back to the Giza Pyramids and taking Nile cruises to ancient temples. The perfect throwback post, no?!
While the main Angkor Wat temple was a fantastic sight, the best temple was yet to come. I mean, a tree…growing out of the roof of the temple?! The same temple in which Tomb Raider was filmed?? Yeah! Keep reading to hear all about it:
The #TGFEGapYear has officially begun! Last week, the family and I flew to Siem Reap, Cambodia for a long weekend while the kids have Fall Break from school. We spent our time visiting the famous Angkor Wat Temples, riding a tuk tuk through the local villages and taking a boat ride to the rice fields. I’ll be sharing these adventures in posts throughout the next week (so make sure to check back!), but today will be all about our first day at the main Angkor Wat Temple:
As I’ve previously mentioned, I started traveling far before I started blogging. Some of my favorite vacations have occurred in the P.B. time frame (Pre – blog). These worldwide vacations are where my love for travel started & it seems incomplete not to include them in The Girl From Everywhere.
Back in 2013, Brycen, myself & his college roommate packed up & hopped on a plane to Shanghai, where my father was living at the time for work. The three of us, along with my Dad & Co. (Dad, Dee & the two youngest siblings) adventured over to Beijing to explore the historical city.