Sunday morning football…. Siem Reap Style

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Well my Sunday morning started early with the alarm set at 7am! I met Gary, who is in charge of the Globalteer Junior football league ( )here and we went off to the pitches for this Sunday’s round of matches. We got there for around 820am and there were already a few teams there warming up …. Eager! Read the rest of this entry »

Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom… Seeing is believing

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As promised here are a few pics that I took today when exploring the temples near Siem Reap. As you can see they are magnificent structures with beautiful backdrop. I have to say the only concern I had was the sheer volume of tourists at some of the sites, and whether this will have lasting damage on the Temples. The temples form the largest religious structure in the world and if you would like some more info check out . The sheer size of it makes you wonder how on earth they managed to build it. Read the rest of this entry »

Sunset over Phnom Bakheng

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I love travelling and as I have said before, when I backpacked around the world in 2003/04 , the temples of Siem Reap were a real highlight. Over the next couple of days I will post you some of the photos that I have been lucky enough to take coming back a second time. There were a lot more tourists at this particular temple than last time but when you see the pictures you will see why. This shows off what a beautiful city Siem Reap is. Read the rest of this entry »

Forecasting … Check…. Budget for 2011 …. Check

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Today has been another day of number , statistics and looking into a crystal ball trying to predict what will happen in 2011.

Rachel did really well with yesterdays homework and managed to compile the data in regards rooms revenues and occupancies for the past two years. She then pet those figures into a spreadsheet that we gave her, to work out Average Room Rate and then allow us to discuss a Budget for the rest of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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