Being in Cambodia : Phnom Penh & Beyond

Being in Cambodia : Phnom Penh & Beyond

We’re home now!

We had a fantastic time, but were definitely feeling a bit worn out by the end of the trip. Being home leaves me with some new inspiration to share our images and experiences. I intend to keep writing, a little bit at a time, until I have a good record of our journey. So you’ll continue to see new posts now and again. At this point, I’ve still got about three months of the trip to record. At the rate I’ve been going, I’ll be writing all year. ūüėČ

Cambodia is a place that really stuck with us. I remember noticing the intrigue on Eric’s face when he would come back from a walk in Phnom Penh. It was obvious that he felt really interested and excited about being there. And I felt the same.

The funny thing is that on the surface, Cambodia lacks some of the things that might draw a traveler¬†to a place. It is¬†dusty and dirty. We had a harder time finding¬†good¬†food that was also affordable, as we often didn’t trust the street food. For the most part, the places that we went in Cambodia¬†weren’t quite as spectacularly beautiful as places we had been before. But somehow it managed to draw us in the most.

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Remembering Cambodia

Remembering Cambodia

It’s been a while since my last post– more than a couple months. Six shoe sizes, five haircuts, five inches of vertical growth, and few border crossings to be vaguely exact. The rambling that follows is a revised draft, originally written during our bus ride into Vietnam from Kampot, Cambodia‚Ķ8 weeks ago I think? We just finished up a relaxing stay at a friend/boatmate‚Äôs place on Koh Samui, Thailand. ¬†See Brian’s villa here.¬†(We exercised our second of a three entry visas for Thailand.) Either Kelly or I will speak more about that in a future post. Maybe soon, but more likely not until after next Christmas. For the curious few, we‚Äôre still alive and well. With 3 more weeks abroad, we‚Äôre starting the last hoorah phase of our trip, currently in Malaysia, heading south into Singapore and Indonesia before our return. Fun fun!

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