JOURNAL OF MY TOUR BY JEEP OF THAILAND, CAMBODIA AND VIETNAM

NOVEMBER, 1956 - CONTENTS

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1 Nov.10 preparations, departure from Bangkok by jeep
2 Nov.10 Wan Phra festival, Saraburi, lotus, fishing methods
3 Nov.10 hitchhikers, Nakorn Nayok, emergency bridges
4 Nov.10 corrugated road, black bridge, smelly suntan lotion
5 Nov.10 Aranyaprathet, engine problems, tow truck
6 Nov.10 on the town, repairs, negotiations, No-Man's Land
7 Nov.11 border crossing, military mechanics, Sisophon
8 Nov.11 monks, crash through bridge, Sasardam
9 Nov.11 Phalok, volleyball, Siem Reap, pitched tent in Angkor
10 Nov.11 Angkor, monks, children, causeway, all alone
11 Nov.12 poem, Bayon, Leper King
12 Nov.12 Jayavarman VII, Cham, Bayon, Tonle Sap, downfall
13 Nov.12 Khmer architecture, Apsaras
14 Nov.12 high forest, Grand Circuit, Naga
15 Nov.12 Mouhot, temple complex,bas reliefs
16 Nov.12 carvings,ostriches, charriots, pulling contests
17 Nov.12 nagas, garudas, Ramayana, Mahabharata, bats
18 Nov.12 balustrades, court yard
19 Nov.12 gallery 4, Angkor Wat, reconstruction, number of visitors
20 Nov.12 fate of chicken for lunch, Angkor Thom
21 Nov.12 Bayon
22 Nov.12 climbing the Bayon, Elephant Terrace
23 Nov.12 Basin, anachronisms, holes in stones
24 Nov.12 o p e n
25 Nov.12 Guide Touristique: ANGKOR
26 Nov.13 Siem Reap, Norias, Tonle Sap, fish
27 Nov.13 fishing methods, bicycles, quarry, towers, old hotel
28 Nov.13 more engine problems, towed to Siem Reap
29 Nov.14 Khong Thom, oxen carts, Tang Krassang, ferry terminal
30 Nov.14 Phnom Penh, Belgian consul, Hotel Royal
31 Nov.15 KLM, theSteels, Royal Palace
32 Nov.15 royal barges, mixing cultures
33 Nov.15 Diethelm, Norodom Sihanouk
34 Nov.15 search for hotel, Nightclub "Le Cambodge", overnight at the Steels
35 Nov.16 National Museum
36 Nov.16 Phnom Penh, KLM, U.S. Marine
37 Nov.16 depart Phnom Penh, Quatre Bras
38 Nov.16 Mekong River, Donors to MRBC
39 Nov.16 Bovet, CustomsOfficer hosted me overnight
40 Nov.17 Vietnam, links re last 4 decades in Cambodja
41 Nov.17 Saigon, graceful dresses, Dutch Consulate General
42 Nov.17 US$ exchange, Botanical Garden, camps, overnight tent
43 Nov.18 Thudaumot, Bien Hoa, Dinh Quan granites
44 Nov.18 bridges, Dalat,
45 Nov.18 rain, another bridge, near Dalat, Viet video link
46 Nov.18 Dalat, general info, photographs
47 Nov.18 Dalat, Moi: "Montagnards"
48 Nov.19 highlands to coast, Cham temple, Phan Rang, history
49 Nov.19 old Mandarin Road, Cam Ranh Bay, links, NOTE
50 Nov.19 Nhatrang, fish, boulevard
51 Nov.20 Nhatrang: Oceanographic Institute, coracles,
recent history" Fort Indiantown Gap PA
52 Nov.20 Ninh Hoa Jct, saltpans, links
53 Nov.20 Railroad, rice on the road
54 Nov.20 Highway One: no traffic, Tuy Hoa link
55 Nov.20/4 ferry, Qui Nhon, turn back, hit farmer, no brakes


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