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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

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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

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February 09, 2010

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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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