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A Taste of the Past

A Taste of the Past

I can not begin to understand the events that happened in Cambodia in the last 50 years. If you are unaware of the history of Cambodia, my husband and I have written a short summary: Two million Cambodians were killed during the three years (1975 to 1979) Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge. Attempting to … Continue reading

When the Fair Comes to Town

When the Fair Comes to Town

So you wonder what the Fair is like when it comes to Cambodia? I’ll tell you about our first experience. First, no one I asked knew¬†that the fair was actually coming until it got here and they started setting up. The night before the big show, there were spotlights streaming across the sky. We were … Continue reading

‘Round the Table Dancing

The Khmer people love to dance. They love to have fun with their family. I love this, too! One day we were invited to a family party. Actually, some relatives of our friends were hosting a party at their restaurant for a completely different family, but since it was a party at their place, they … Continue reading

People in Cambodia

People in Cambodia

Meeting the Khmer people is interesting because you learn a little more about the culture with every person. The Khmer people are eager to meet us and then see us later around town. That’s one great thing about living in a small town. One day as our motorcycle broke down, and we were walking it … Continue reading