Words and picture by Fiona Campbell Hicks. Thank you to my beloved 2nd cousin by marriage, Sary, who was a Cambodian angel and hosted me when Raffles were overbooked, and guided me around the city. The amazing thing was that I didn’t know of her existence until I got to Cambodia!
A postscript: I’ve just been sent a press release for a star gazing package at La Samanna in the West Indies. http://www.lasamanna.com/web/omar/packages.jsp What a perfect experience for a honeymoon. La Samanna is one of the Orient Express hotels, so I think you can take it as read that it will be utterly fabulous, even though I haven’t […]
Phew! Life has been fun, but crazy of late. Just back from a fantastic trip to the gorgeous isle of Madeira, where I was researching for a story for a certain magazine, photographing landscapes for the tourist office and swimming with these little guys! Well, big guys. They weigh about 180 pounds. And they are […]
You might be forgiven for thinking Song Saa doesn’t exist.Floating secretly off the undeveloped coast of Koh Rong, Cambodia, it is as if your subconscious dreamt a very lovely dream and it actually came true.Upon arriving at Sihanoukville our driver spent a good while hunting for the boat before eventually handing us over to a sleek speedboat […]
There were a lot of apsaras in Cambodia, especially in the temples at Angkor Wat. This delightful lady was found looking after the lotus pools of La Residence d’Angkor, a delightful hotel that hosted me.
Very pleased to announce that I am headed to Cambodia with Harper’s Bazaar, to create a travel story for them with words and pictures.I love Harper’s, so I’m always very happy to write for them, and I’m looking forward to discovering Cambodia. Hotel guide :: Harpers BAZAAR.
Here is what the delightful Vicky Chau, prize sponsor, said about my work. I like her already 🙂 By the way, if you’d like to buy any of these fine art prints you can do so in my online shop here http://www.theimagefile.com/?skin=3264802&Action=_VC&id=103455602&ppwd=see“There’s something about seeing a photograph shot through a window that gives you a slight tingle, […]