Category: Mishaps

Bus Journey from Hell #1

We’ve been relatively lucky with buses, so far, if you take squat toilets and a fine coating of red dust, AKA a Ratanakiri suntan, as...

Poachers and Gamekeepers

“You want beer party now?” As we wandered the haunted hotel by torchlight, Saa’s invitation kind of broke the mood. The Bokor Hill Station, a...

Does My Mum Look Big in This?

“I think you should wear something a little more slimming tomorrow, mum,” was tactfully meant. “God, mum, your tummy sticks out almost as far as...

Welcome to Cambodia!

There is something particularly unwelcoming about the phrase, “You give money now.” Particularly when spoken in a Khmer accent. The language isn’t tonal, so you...