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Coconut Bombers

December 23rd 2014
I'm enjoying a morning bicycle ride through Chi Phat and nearby villages, when off to the side I notice a great commotion in the fronds of a palm tree. A couple people are looking up, so something is happening. A monkey, it's got to be a monkey, raiding the tree for coconuts! Then a big coconut flies through the air and thuds heavily as it bounces on the ground. That's no monkey. That's a ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » West

Cambodian Flag 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
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23rd December 2014

Spider/monkey man
So many amazing feats we are capable of, yet we in the "developed" countries are prevented and protected from exploring these. In developing countries, people really (for better or worse) can scramble up trees, across gorges and up mountains in a way we've forgotten. You are experiencing wonders!
24th December 2014

Nimble Climbers
Thanks for the comment! Indeed, so many seem fearless in physical strength and in spirit.

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