Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... br> Saiem finally made it home
and suggested the Green Wall. I was so shocked that she had made a
decision I was almost moved to buy my own beer. It was a short ride,
a local place where the food was good enough and cheap. Over a veggie
burger she suddenly brought up the topic of wanting to buy a hair
salon. This was almost as much of a surprise as her making a
It had been an issue for a
while and I wanted it to happen as much as her. It ...
... not an easy job, first a
lot of parts need to be freed and removed. Japanese bikes especially
are not designed with this in mind. They tend to be designed to be
built easily, not with maintenance in mind. One of the nicer things
about working with older bikes is how well they are built and how
easy maintenance still is compared to modern machines.
The wiring on a motorcycle
looked something like burnt spaghetti thrown at a wall only slightly
... a darker, seedier and more desperate side of Cambodia in Phnom Penh. The sex trade is alive and well. Years of war and the Pol Pot regime have not been easy on these folks. We went to the Foreign Correspondents Club to see the place where it all went down politically - where the regime of Pol Pot ended. The people in Cambodia are lovely and kind. They deserve everything anyone else in the world has. They are rich in family connection. They work really really ...