Monthly Archives: January 2012
Clouds hung over the sky today. It had been raining most of the night. Ahead of me was the northeastern edge of the Cardamon mountains. Up and through those mountains was the city of Pailin, a frontier city on the … Continue reading
I saw this posted at one of the cafes in Battambang today: Flat for Rent ————- Centre of town. Located on Street 2.5, near Indian Restaurant. First Floor, with small balcony. Kitchen, bedroom, and main living room. Semi-Furnished, comes with … Continue reading
I made many wonderful lifetime friends in Pousat. And I am greatful for it. A one night say got extended into a full week, and I was much a better man for it. Thank you to all I met, spoke … Continue reading
Today was a fun long day of food and drink, and more food and drink, and meeting friends and relatives, and more food and drink. I know that tomorrow will be a “rest day” to catch from so much hospitality … Continue reading
One of the favorite activities of persons living in Pousat: enjoying its wonderful sunsets. I usually cycle around town enjoying the sunsets from different views and taking photos. One of the city parks is designed to look like a ship. … Continue reading
For the past two days, Mr. Soksan has shared stories of his life with me. He is 72 years old and lives in Pousat. His wife passed away recently and now he lives with his son-in-law and his younger sister. … Continue reading
Today, I visited on of Sustainable Cambodia’s schools in Pousat. Funded by outside donors and grants as well help from Rotary International, ‘Sustainable Cambodia’ helps to bring education to children in a rural province of northwest Cambodia. Volunteers help with … Continue reading
I am writing this as I sit on the side of a rural road west of Pousat town. Music from a Buddhist wedding is playing in the distance but can be heard easily here. No mp3 player is required for … Continue reading
Although Cambodia is mostly a Buddhist country, about ten percent of the population is Muslim. Cambodia has several Muslim communities across the country.
A beautiful night to reflect on life. Simplicity.