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Wednesday Words: Travel Will Change You

Mausoleum at the Killing Fields Cambodia

I find words inspiring. Words are powerful, and words matter. But other than giving me a fleeting moment of inspiration when I find a quote I like, they’re not doing me a whole lot of good stashed in my drafts folder. So I decided to share words with you every Wednesday — words that are […]

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Food Round Up: Cambodia

Khmer Amok

I’m a little sad this day has actually come–today is my last post about Cambodia. As you might have been able to tell from my constant gushing, I really, really liked Cambodia. It was exciting and different, the people were nice, and the food…oh man, the food is out of this world. Don’t know what […]

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To Market, To Market: Phnom Penh’s Central Market

Woman crossing street by Phnom Penh Central Market

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I love markets. I don’t totally enjoy buying things at markets (because I dislike bartering), but I do enjoy wandering around them, taking in the sights, sounds and array of colors and smells, seeing the locals do their shopping, seeing the salespeople chatting to one another, and hopefully, […]

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Phnom Penh: The Sites of a City

Crowded street in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is an interesting city because it’s an eclectic mix of old and new, manicured temples and messy streets, and lots of color, traffic and smiling faces. I had so many great photos of the city that I decided to devote a whole post to pictures of Phnom Penh. Please enjoy! Which photo is […]

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Wat Phnom: Phnom Penh’s Temple of the Mountains

Wat Phnom, Cambodia

After the last two incredibly heavy posts about Cambodia’s Killing Fields and prison/genocide museum, today I just wanted to share with you some images from one of Phnom Penh’s most beautiful Buddhist temples. Wat Phnom (meaning “temple of the mountains”) is located in central Phnom Penh, perched atop one of the highest points in the […]

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