|Occurred : 3/15/2003 19:30 (Entered as : 03/--/2003 19:30)
Reported: 10/30/2011 7:22:35 PM 19:22
Location: Siem Reap (Cambodia),
|Very close observation of a disc shaped craft.
Over the last 10 years, my wife and I have had what I would consider to be several really good UFO sightings, but none quite as spectacular as this one.
It took place in the spring of 2003, we were on a ‘bus’ if you could call it that, traveling from the border town of Aranypathet-Poipet heading to Siem Reap in Cambodia. We had been promised a nice comfortable air conditioned bus like the one in the picture, what we got was a microwave oven on wheels. It was 100 degrees, very little ventilation, no suspension, and a washboard of a road that was washed out in several places, such that we had to drive down the steep embankments and into the fields to find detours. Needless to say, it was the day and journey from hell. We were told it would be 3-4 hours, it was closer to 9 in total. I share these details because I think it is important in setting the stage for understanding the frame of mind we were in when we had the sighting.
The last hour and half of this torturous journey was somewhat tempered by the fact that the sun had gone down, which brought cooler temperatures and the road and smoothed out a little bit, but by this time we were all uncomfortably cramped and desperately anxious to just get off the bus. Outside it was black, no moon, no signs of civilization, no streetlights, nothing but the occasional dimly lit shack out in the fields, one or two flickered from the glow of a TV, most certainly running on a generator. On the bus, the moans and complaints of the other passengers had quieted, the only noise was the hum of the bus. I think at some point we had all realised that our only reprieve was to go within ourselves, to meditate, breathe deep and think of it as a yoga experience. Those of us who had windows looked out, those who did not, looked down. Off in the distance the occasional lightning strike lit up the sky. There was nothing around, no towers, no buildings, no hills, nothing bu! t rice fields.
About an hour before we reached Siem Reap is when we saw it. It just appeared above the field outside my window, like a light turning on. It was a classic disc shaped craft, it appeared to have two distinct levels or floors, windows or viewing ports, the underside had a bluish glow to it, the top was more red if I recall correctly. I’ve been in construction for more then 25 years, I know measurements very well, and that is why I can say with confidence that this object was not more then 100 feet off the road, and about 100 to 125 feet up off the ground. It was close enough to see detail. I estimate it’s size to be about 75 feet in diameter.
I quickly nudged my wife (then girlfriend) to have a look, but did not say anything vocally, she leaned over and saw it as clearly as I had. There was no power of suggestion, merely observation. There was no sound, and it did not move. Because of it’s proximity, it wasn’t long before it was behind us. I don’t know if anyone else on the bus saw it, I suspect not. There were only 5 windows on my side of the bus, and as previously mentioned, we were all kind of ‘zoned’. I can tell you with certainty that it wasn’t a helicopter or a plane.
Further confirmation came when we departed Siem Reap 4 days later during daylight hours. We knew that the sighting had occurred approximately 45 min. to an hour out of town, so both my wife and I visually scoured the landscape for a good 2+ hours after departing. There was nothing that could have been mistaken for a craft, no radio towers, no hills, there was absolutely nothing but low lying fields for hours and hours.
In retrospect I think it’s possible that it was our meditative, Zen state of mind that perhaps allowed us to see what we saw. What I do know, is that it was not my imagination, what we saw out there in the middle of nowhere Cambodia, was a saucer shaped craft, closer then most people ever see a helicopter.
Just for my own speculation, I have no doubt that we ( U.S. or Russian secret military) are now flying antigravity craft, not unlike what we saw, and perhaps if this sighting had taken place out in the deserts of Arizona, one might conclude that it was a secret black-ops test or something like that, but because our sighting took place where it did, I am of the opinion that it was an extraterrestrial craft. Maybe someone else traveling that same road also witnessed what we saw.