Category Archives: Cambodia

Rhys’ New Foods List – October

October was a BIG month for new foods! 10/4 Pork Fillet w/ French Mustard – I’ve had pork before, of course, but it was here that I began to truly appreciate mustard. 10/5 Khmer Amok – An odd dish in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cambodia and Thailand

Since I still owe ya’ll my impressions on Thailand, I figured for once I’d wrap up two countries in one post. We’re spending the night in Bangkok with an amazing Couchsurf lady and looking forward to our trip to Japan … Continue reading

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Tuol Sleng & The Killing Fields – Ghosts, Graves, Genocide

(**WARNING: Graphic, Long**) Yesterday was an incredibly full day, with a trip to the Royal Palace, the Russian market, and a great deal of drinking in the evening. I wish to cover none of that, though the reason for drinking … Continue reading

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Last Days at New Futures

Spending time with the children here has been a favorite experience of my life. (Boy, that sentence is clunky…) They are eager to spend time with anyone and eager to share what they know and what they do. Many people … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Takeo

The local festival was great! Centered around a Buddhist temple in a rural Cambodian field, the festival was a mixture of cultural celebration and old-fashioned carnival. On one side, you had a group of monks and praying villagers, and on … Continue reading

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New Futures Orphanage

Saturday morning, Indi and I awoke and waited. We were both excited (I was a bit nervous, too) about heading to the orphanage to meet the kids. This was unlike anything I’d ever done before. After some uncertain waiting around, … Continue reading

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Cambodian Bus Journey

5:30 – Awake 6:30 – Downstairs for a baguette breakfast 6:45 – Goodbye to the friendly staff at the Sawasdee Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap & minivan to the bus station. 7:15 – Arrival at bus station, which is a … Continue reading

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