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Deckchair Delivery In Sihanhoukville

October 15, 2010

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Limp and relaxed on a deckchair, legs aching from cycling from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville in baking heat. I felt¬†comfortable enough with my cycling companions, who were strangers a week ago, to sprawl with them and let them observe my legs being plucked with a craftily folded piece of string. We’d watched all manner of […]

Crunchy Cambodian Cockroaches

October 8, 2010

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I’m told they’re actually crickets. Bought on the Cambodian side of the border between Cambodia and Vietnam. The transaction took place through the window of the car we rented because all the bus services were sold out at the end of a public holiday long weekend. When we got home our dog turned her nose […]

Cycling Through Cambodia

October 8, 2010

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Small children, in superbly composed groups of three or more, line the side of the dusty roads. First they are mesmerised by the crazy Western tourists – lycra-clad, red-faced and sweaty – chuffing past on bicycles. Then hilarity sets in, and the children, still shy, laugh and wave, the braver (usually) boys presenting palms for […]