Tag: cambodia

A History of Violence

What struck me was how peaceful it all was. The courtyard between the school buildings was neatly manicured. The only sounds were that of singing birds perched atop trees with flowers in bloom. You could occasionally hear the Tuk-tuk drivers that gathered in front of the entrance to Tuol Sleng, smoking their local cigarettes and […]

A Familiar Face

In Phnom Penh, I was able to catch up with a friend from my college days. He¬†was a welcome sight; a familiar face after some weeks on the move was just what I needed. I’ve met a number of incredibly interesting and wonderful individuals during my travels, but meeting new people can be at times […]