Discover Phnom Penh in a different light December 21st 2012 Back in Phnom Penh again! This time for specific 'missions' as I term it. To visit old friends that is, and to also understand more about the work that I'm doing.
Like the previous trip (which I didn't have the time to blog about, probably will go back to it later), I was leading a group of volunteers on a community program to Kampong Speu to install Bio-sand water filters and b ... 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
Coming through the standard education that pushed myself to seek for academic excellence, I never really knew what I wanted to do, and no aspirations on what I really want to be in the future. Growing up from a not so well-to-do family (but a very blessed one), I had little opportunities to travel, hence making my every journey on the plane/cruise/train a precious one. With every trip, I grew to like, then love the idea of just packing a bag, fly and go. An immense sense of satisfaction from understanding more about an unknown place, interacting with the locals from a ... full info