Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... At recess time my students came immediately running back to the classroom squealing about the "thousands" of cockroaches running around and how gross they were! I'm with them on that. There's not much of anything more gross than cockroaches. The rain really cleared the air. It has been pretty hazy for a few weeks. And amazingly enough, the afternoon was not stiflingly hot or humid even though it got up to 95 by 4:00. Am I ...
... br> Saiem worked a few hours
in the evening doing hair, making the girls look basically
Hairdressing had always
been her passion from the day I met her. She had done it for her
friends but lacked the confidence to take money for doing it, despite
being perfectly capable.
During the last summer we
faced an impending two and a half month break together. I knew that
us being together for so many endless hours increased ...
... as I walked over
to pick him up and take him inside. This time he was coming along. I
strapped my bag on backwards and he knew what it meant and got a
little excited. I threw his lead down next to him and his tail
started wagging as he knew he was going out for a beer. Of course he
wouldn't actually be getting beer although he wouldn't pass up the
opportunity if it arose.
We once had a party for
Saiem's birthday and we caught him skulking around ...