Tag: Cambodia

November Summary

November Summary

Visit Cambodia: where anything’s possible. This, I quote, is what her profile said. Ok, sounds good Cambodia. I’ll call you, I told her. We’ll tee up a date, how’s November? It started in Phnom Penh, the capital. While tolerable, it’s hardly a destination. My highlights included surviving a spiked drink and the excitement of leaving. …

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A Lucid Dream in South East Cambodia

A Lucid Dream in South East Cambodia

Am I in a lucid dream? I mean, would I be asking that question if I wasn’t? Either I’ve been tripping around South East Cambodia for the past few weeks, or I’m passed out on a couch… It started in Sihanoukville. The place is a latrine for Chinese tourists. Dumplings go in, then dumplings come …

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I Survived Stung Treng

I Survived Stung Treng

The food in Cambodia is trying to kill you – from rancid meat to fly-blown chicken, from sewage-washed greens to mouldy bread. The grub here is ruthless. The term ‘health standard’ means crossing your fingers before every meal – and crossing your legs after it. Now, I’ve been to some pretty sketchy places. Places where …

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