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Life in Cambodia

A Day in the Life of… Living in Cambodia.

I have a feeling this blog post will be full of confessions. And apologies. I am learning that I apologise a lot. Since coming to Cambodia two and a half months ago, I would estimate that about 80% of my attempts at speaking Khmer (Cambodian) somehow include an apology. Anyway, my first apology comes in the […]

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27. Saying Goodbye

Have we forgotten how to say goodbye?

I had just spent five days in paradise. Absolute, unspoiled paradise – a tiny, quiet island in the south of Cambodia with postcard-perfect beaches, emerald umbrellas of green trees, white sand adorned only by the criss-cross tracks of scuttling sand crabs and the continual sounds of whispering waves. As much as I’d love to reminisce this […]

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8. The C Word

The C Word.

Last night, my new friends, an American couple and I were sitting at a table in a restaurant in Burma, deciding what we wanted for dinner, chatting and getting to know each other.  “Where are you going after Burma?” they asked. I answered that I wanted to visit Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. They quizzed me […]

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