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We Are arriving home Sunday

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 16 Jan 2010 | Views [680]

Just wanted to let you all know we are arriving home Sunday 11.30am. We really do not want to leave and are devastated we do but we have no choice and for health reasons we need to come home. We will fill you all in in the next few days, right now ... Read more >


Sihankville

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 10 Jan 2010 | Views [797]

On Boxing day we hoped on a bus and headed to the southern coast beach town called Sihankville. Told it was a 2 hour bus trip which actually turned out to be 5 1/2, you quickly work out how the public transport system works here! Seated next to ... Read more >


SCAO Christmas Party

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | Views [888] | Comments [5]

Man what a week! Its been very busy leading up to our christmas party we had on Sunday and im absolutely shattered! I just want to go to sleep for a week!! on top of teaching our classes we had been organising the food for the party as well as getting ... Read more >


Long overdue!

CAMBODIA | Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Views [693] | Comments [2]

Sorry once again we haven't been able to write very often due to the long days at the orphanage! The other two volunteers who were staying with us left last Thursday leaving us as the only volunteers at the centre. On the Thursday there was no school ... Read more >


I now eat rice 3 times a day!- first week at the orphange

CAMBODIA | Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | Views [1174] | Comments [3]

Sorry for the delay in posting! We just have been extremely busy at the Orphanage! So We arrived here last Monday, bringing with us a 50kg bag of rice to give and found there to be 4 other volunteers already staying at the orphanage( 2 Americans ... Read more >


Happy Guesthouse

CAMBODIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [751] | Comments [6]

This Guesthouse is situated on the lake side with a large deck built over the lake with little huts to sit under. We have stayed here 3 nights and absolutely loved it! The staff and great and so friendly, most of them are related. We are usually greeted ... Read more >


Day 3- im going to kick your big arse!

CAMBODIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [672] | Comments [1]

Awoke this morning at 5am and got ready for a happier day out! We wanted to leave early to avoid the hottest part of the day, even though at 8 am it is stinking hot and we are already sweating! Today we started of with a visit to the royal palace ... Read more >


Killing Fields of Choeung Ek

CAMBODIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [438]

We visited the killing fields after the prison. This made for quite a depressing start to the day! 17000 men, women, children and infants who were detained at s21 prison were transported to the extermination camp of Choeung Ek, now know as the killing ... Read more >


Tuol Sleng museum- S21 prison

CAMBODIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [2157]

On Saturday we visited this old prison. In 1975 the khmer rouge turned this high school into a prison. It was the largest centre of detention and torture. between 1975 and 1978 more than 17,000 people held at the prison where taken to the killing ... Read more >


Khmer Rouge

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 | Views [3390] | Comments [1]

I thought i would write a a bit about a small time frame of Cambodian history that was so horrific that it still affects the people today. I knew nothing about this before planning to come to Cambodia and i am sure most other people around the world ... Read more >


Day 2

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [753] | Comments [2]

Well I (Amy) awoke this morning at 4am saw a massive centipede and couldn't couldn't get back to sleep ( not because of the massive insect!). Got up at 6am( hard to believe huh Mum!)and chilled on the deck till Summer woke at a more reasonable hour ... Read more >


Gallery: Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Cambodia!

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [909] | Comments [3]

Kia ora Everyone! We arrived in Cambodia yesterday afternoon (Friday) and were greeted at the airport by a staff member from our guest house. Walked out to the roadside and while our driver brought the tuktuk over to us ( I will take a photo of a ... Read more >


Bangkok

THAILAND | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [428]

Arrived in Bangkok at 9.30pm Thursday night, was still very hot and we went straight to hotel and basically went to sleep as we hardly slept on our 12 hour flight. Had breakfast at hotel and managed to convince a staff member to give us a free coffee ... Read more >


The beginning

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | Views [597] | Comments [3]

Kia Ora! Just thought id give everyone a bit of an intro to our trip before we leave for those who don't know! We fly out on the 26th November, arrive in Bangkok and will spend the night there before flying out to Phnom Penh( Capital of Cambodia) ... Read more >


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