Been awhile but I've been busy.... September 8th 2011 It has been awhile but I have been busy. Since I last blogged now live with 13 people in a three story house on the outskirts on Phnom Penh centre which in itself is eventful - getting to know everyone. I spent four days in Stung Treng observing the CRDT project I volunteer for and have started teaching as of monday.
So, I live with thirteen interesting people. All of whom are lovely, funny and ... 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
In a nutshell; I am Jess. I was 27 years old, and left a wonderful teaching job in search of unemployment and volunteer opportunities across the other side of the world. Some say it's foolish, I was inclined to agree but these experiences altered me in ways I never imagined possible. I accomplished dreams, re-found lost passions, set up a charity in Sapa, taught in Cambodia, established a teaching course in Vietnam and published articles and photos for magazines and books.
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