Author Archives: Doctor Seuss

Drop the Dead Dolphin

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A group of local fisherman, several district community members and a representative of the national tourism authority have all been implicated in perhaps the largest scam perpetuated in SE-Asia. Kratie, a small town in Cambodia, has long been famous for…

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A Month with the Monks

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Below are the ramblings of an experience in a Thai monastery. I got nothing of what I expected, and expected nothing of what I got. My time was filled with constant physical pain and suffering, emotional torment, mental anguish, hunger,…

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Expat Entertainment: “Pol Pot” and the Pool Table

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From the first moment we walked into the house we dreamed of having a pool table. The balcony of the house was huge. It faced north, so it was in the shade all day long. That, along with the cool,…

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Expat Entertainment: The Poop Dollar

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It was early Friday night, and we had exhausted all possibilities of entertaining ourselves in Phnom Penh that night. We’d been living together, the four of us, for almost a year, and there wasn’t much we hadn’t done. As we…

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