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A Day in Chi Phat

January 2nd 2015
A day in Chi Phat village--I want to say "typical" day--but nothing is ever typical. It usually starts with a bicycle ride, but then anything can happen... At 6 am I'm out on my bicycle for a morning ride. I pass Veasna, a former cycling guide and tell him to join me. He says no, he just finished jogging (I doubt that) and besides, he doesn't want to wear out the chain on his bicycle. I head d ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » West » Koh Kong

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
2nd January 2015

A beautiful life!
You've carved out such a sweet, helpful life for yourself there. I love places with red dirt roads, animals wandering about and friendly people. Good for you for learning Khmer and for being patient helping the guides. How fab that the women as well as the men, get to climb trees for treats, and that men, like Rat, also cook and care for the children. What a lovely community!
3rd January 2015

I feel so blessed to be here. Thanks for the comments.

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