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Mar 2, 2005 - Riotous Rides and Remote Retreats

Like a brazen rodeo cowboy clutching the bullrope, I grasped the small chrome bar wedged between my seat and my driver's with everything I had. Beneath me wasn't a raging bull, but rather a modified hill-climbing Korean motorcycle. Laugh all you want - this ride was serious business! And to think it was only a few minutes earlier that I had jokingly scoffed at the idea of needing a different motorbike to climb up to the Preah Vihear Temple. How could my bush-wise driver and his purring Honda Dream not make it up? After all, during the...

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