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... bats leaving the bat cave in the evening though before we headed back to the hostel. It was an incredible day and one I'll never forget. It's great to visit amazing places, but getting the chance to talk to and visit local people, be welcomed into their homes and learn about their history is by far the best experience you can have. I'm so grateful to Savet and his family for inviting me into their home and getting the opportunity to hear about their personal stories. It is a day I will forever ...
... up in a city in California I forgot the name but it is a city with a high criminal rate and many gangs. '
well when you live there, you don t have a big choice. Either you stay
alone and don t have any one protect you or you go with a gang, so we
went with the gang. People get shot there all the time, it is a tough
place, but it s home and I guess it is like everywhere,Pictures
from the movie the 'gran tarino' got into my mind. This seemed so far
... pedalling their wares to the tourists riding the train. There was loads of tat and tshirts and also little girls selling bracelets. I bought one and had to tell all the others 'no thanks, I've bought one'. We bought a couple of cans of cokes and ducked into the guys 'cafe' to escape the girls. One of them came and sat with us and started to chat with us. Her name was Kim and she talked with us, practising her English for about 10 minutes and then once again asked me ...
... Pretty ingenious stuff but I wouldn't like to do it when a freight train heads along the track, as one does a few times a week. We get back to the makeshift station and then wake our tuk tuk driver up (this seems to be a perfectly normal thing in Cambodia) and head to the hotel. After a decent breakfast we go for a snooze. Tasha is still not feeling great so we spend rest of afternoon looking for good accommodation in Phnom Penh before having dinner and an early ...
... bamboo slats, the means of locomotion is a small gas engine linked to a bogie by a belt, and the braking system is a lever connected to a curved piece of wood that rubs on one wheel. Though it is mostly used by tourists, locals also use it for for transport from the rice fields, hauling sacks of rice, pigs and other goods. I'm told each car can carry 3 tons of rice and judging by what I've seen loaded onto small motorbikes, I believe it.
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