In for a penny…

Tales of woe and need. They’re almost as common as poverty in Cambodia. Every expat hears them, often with a request for assistance (i.e. money.) To help or not to help is the question. And if ‘to help’ is the answer, you still cannot help them all. There are too…

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Health Tips for Cambodia

Nota Bene: the follow is included in this section is for information only and is not intended for diagnostic purposes, if you feel unwell you should consult a qualified medical practitioner immediately. Acclimatisation Adapting to a warmer climate can take a couple of months. It is recommended that during this…

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Cambodia Crash Test Dummy

”Well this is classy”, I thought to myself as I lay in a ditch on the side of the road. Once again, I had made my own personal contribution to the country’s road accident toll. As the adrenalin pumped through my body, keeping me unaware of any physical pain, it…

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Health Tips for Cambodia

Nota Bene: the follow is included in this section is for information only and is not intended for diagnostic purposes, if you feel unwell you should consult a qualified medical practitioner immediately. *** ** * Acclimatisation Adapting to a much warmer climate can take a couple of months. It is…

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A Month with the Monks

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, tiredness, change of lifestyle, new culture and beliefs, happiness, isolation,…

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Selling All Kind of Witches’ Crafts

Ailments cured, missing persons and lost belongings located, curses placed/removed, no job too small, house visits by appointment only – your trusty Cambodian medicine man does it all. Krumeans teacher, but this is about a disunited band of folk who are not giving TEFL classes to kids of upwardly mobile…

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