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A story of visits to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (aka the S21 Museum) and Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre (aka the Killing Fields) in Phnom Penh during the 2018 Cambodian Elections. The timing was totally coincidental but put an appropriately sombre mood on the trip as President Hun Sen, a… Read More
An article about fear connected to my travels in Cambodia several months ago. Sitting in the relative security of a cheap hostel in Siem Reap writing about my adventures. The question that arises: Is the feeling of fear natural for travelers or is it completely irrelevant? Read More
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge led by Pol Pot, had exterminated 1/3 (over one million) of Cambodia's population in a reign of intense and brutal policies. Men, women, children and babies could not escape the horror that the Khmer Rouge brought when they arrived in Phnom Penh. Anyone… Read More
I visited Phnom Penh, Cambodia a few months ago. It was a trip that was the result of a growing interest in its history and ended up being a very profound experience. This is a short reflective article which will serve as a general primer. It is not a detailed… Read More

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I recently learned that many people died in Cambodia. I'm Cambodian. I wondered what it would be like if I was the one in there. What if I was the one with a family full of people I loved, except, I wasn't killed. The police with the hoses killed them… Read More
In school today, we were reading about sex trafficking in Cambodia. The title "The Road of Lost Innocence" by Somaly Mam, a victim of sex trafficking who rose up against her oppression and risked her life to change the mentalities of other victims. She saved many lives, and wrote her… Read More
A tale from the road while traveling in South-East Asia Read More
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