A popular expression in Asia is “Same Same But Different” and this perfectly describes Phare, the Cambodian Circus show in Siem Reap. It is held in a big top, but there are no animals performing, marking it different from your traditional circus. It is similar to Cirque de Soleil in the acrobatics performed, but the […]
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Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site
World Heritage status indicates a location’s cultural or natural outstanding significance to the region. The national and international efforts that go into preserving and protecting these national gems guarantee an enriching visit, on or off the bicycle. Many historical and natural landmarks can’t survive without some help. The ravages of time, from natural erosion, overgrowth, […]
Cycling Cambodia’s Pepper Route
Kampot Pepper Did you know southern Cambodia has a long history of growing pepper? There’s a record of Chinese explorer Tchéou Ta Kouan describing pepper production in Cambodia as early as the 13th century. With the arrival of French colonists at the end of the 19th century, pepper production in Kampot province was increased to […]
Ride easy and see the sights on our five Heritage Tours!
Our five Heritage bicycle tours highlight the best scenery, historic sites, art and culture that distinguish Burma, Bhutan, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. By bicycling short distances at a relaxed pace over seven days there is time to leisurely take in UNESCO World Heritage sites, meet the locals, enjoy excellent food (another heritage!) and soak up […]