Category: Cambodia

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Cambodian Food

There is an old Khmer saying which runs roughly as follows: “Eat anything that has four legs except a table, eat anything that flies except...

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A Tryst Arranged

One quiet evening, Francois’ brother played Mendelssohn on the balcony of our Phnom Penh guesthouse, and he played it well. Francois is a writer, two...

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Doctor Fish

Downtown Siem Reap, your starter for ten for the glories of the Angkor era, is tacky as hell. Yet, while a banner boasting “the most...

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Rules and Regulations

David is building an airfield. He has five planes waiting to go, two in Thailand, two en route, one awaiting release in Sihanoukville. So he...

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Our Maths Hell

So, four Mondays into our trip, and the home-schooling thing has hit a major speedbump. It’s the long division that’s killing both of us. It’s...