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Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... from home and just, sort of, hope for the best.
Considering I can grow a pair big enough to literally take on the world, I guess having people look at and judge words I have written down on a piece of paper (It's not really paper, I'm just calling it that for dramatic effect - I'm the writer here, remember?) ain't that bad...is it?
So here I am, writing away with a minimal idea of what thoughts I might end up sharing with you or what format I ...
... were left in their cells, chained to the beds, when the army came in and raided the prison, but didn't realize they were in there so unfortunately they didn't survive. As we were walking around i felt physically sick. To think that human beings were brutally attacking and murdering their own people, I just couldn't get my head around it and still can't!
There is a different variety of cells, some brick, some wooden, and then also mass cells. ...
Day 211 Today we celebrate Khmer New Year at school. There will be traditional Khmer dancing and songs. At 8:00 we loaded all the kids in vans and went over to Toul Kork campus. The covered play area looked so nice. There was a stage up front where the singing and ...
We start our day with a few errands, which brings us next to the Independance Monument as well as the Lanka Wat where JP shares some words with a monk. Next is a visit to the infamous Russian Market, which has not lost its crowdy yet friendly ambiance. We hope to find Seak Lim from whom JP bought jewelry 15 years ago, there seems to be slim chances to find her as we walk through the many alleys and ...
had no frills, there was no rubbish or unneeded junk. There was just
what they needed and everything was grown around them.
was a good night, people were friendly and the mood was good. It was
very important to get out of Phnom Penh once in a while or you'd end
up loathing the country and hating the people. You had to see life on
the outside of the city where people were a little more human and not
intent on killing or ripping you off.