Dispatches from Cell #227 October 22nd 2010 I live in a 6x8 cell at the OK Guesthouse in Phnom Penh. I have a mattress covered in a sheet and a length of cloth which is supposed to be my blanket. At the foot of the bedframe, there is just enough room to leave my suitcase. Next to that a TV has been wedged into the corner. I have never turned it on.
Luckily, I don't have to spend too much time in my cell, because the school gave me an ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more