Sampling Ant Larvae and Miniature Bananas in Siem Reap

By Susan Hack - 2013-04-16T12:52:24Z

Photograph by Susan Hack

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Bunchay Chem

The chef in the ritual echo chamber at Angkor Wat temple, pounding his chest for good luck. (The haunting rhythm sounded both like a heartbeat and a jungle drum.) The day was auspicious indeed, as I suffered no street-food repercussions. 

Bunchay Chem is a senior guide for AboutAsia Travel. Five-day, guided tour of Angkor and Siem Reap from $525 per person, excluding airfare.

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