Tag Archives: Skip Yetter

My Linguistic Faux Pas-es

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A few months into our living and learning experience in Cambodia, fresh from a Khmer language class and full of positive energy, I approached a woman holding an ill baby in the Russian Market to engage her in a conversation…

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All Out of (Cooking) Gas

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While popping a batch of popcorn for a lunchtime snack and with a dinner party at our home only hours away, I make the startling discovery that we were really, really low on propane. As in,almost completely out of gas….

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Cycling Through Kandal Province

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Bumping on my mountain bike along a rock-strewn path beneath the Japanese Bridge leading into Kandal province, I heard a bizarre lowing sound from behind. Assuming it was some goofball Cambodian guy on a motorbike with one of the amusing…

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Two Seats on the Vietnamese Bus Ride from Hell

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Never mind the boat ride from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc, which started an hour late and stuttered through two “Ooops! We’re out of gas” delays before depositing us ashore in Vietnam. The boat trip was late, ridiculous and at…

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Cycling to the Rural Villages of Outlying Phnom Penh

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I have a long-standing love affair with the following: my wife, my daughters, my extended family, food, travel, laughter – and my bike. Back in the US, my Litespeed Siena road bike (titanium, with carbon-fiber cranks and a nifty Shimano…

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