Tag - Cambodia

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Remember The Killing Fields – Cambodia (Warning: Graphic)
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To Give or Not to Give?
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Cambodian Cooking School: Spring Rolls – Recipe Tuesday
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Mekong River Life Facts – Photo Essay
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Mekong River Life – Photo of the Day
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Wat Thmey Murals – Photo of the Day
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Taste of Cambodia – Cooking School!

Remember The Killing Fields – Cambodia (Warning: Graphic)

Within a tranquil Buddhist monastery setting is a grim reminder of a horrific not-so-long-ago past of the Cambodian people. Wat Thmey is a beautiful, unassuming temple dedicated to many of the nearly 2 million who lost their lives under Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979. While I […]

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To Give or Not to Give?

With so many charitable organizations out there, how do you know which ones really provide help where it is needed most? On our recent trip to Cambodia we saw some amazing things.  The Temples of Angkor Wat, Killing Fields of Phnom Phen, the Mekong River, and some beautiful people.  I […]

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Cambodian Cooking School: Spring Rolls – Recipe Tuesday

When we visited Siem Reap, Cambodia we knew the second stop after Angkor Wat was going to be the Champey Cooking Class.  Our hotel staff mentioned it was one of the best in the area so we had to see it for ourselves.  We had a great time cooking up […]

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Mekong River Life Facts – Photo Essay

The Might Mekong is a river with many names. In China, it is known as the Lancang Jiang, meaning ‘turbulent river’. The Thai and the Lao refer to it as Mae Kong or Mae Nam Kong, meaning ‘mother water’. In the delta, where the river splits into multiple branches, the […]

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Mekong River Life – Photo of the Day

Life is hard on the Mekong River in Cambodia. Fishermen dip their cone-shaped nets into the water from their boats, and then lift the net quickly. Once the boat is full, they’ll return to the floating houses to clean the nets and pass off the fish to the women. The […]

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Wat Thmey Murals – Photo of the Day

A visit to the Wat Thmey Killing Field can be difficult, but a quick stop into the nearby pagoda to admire the colorful murals helps celebrate the life and history of these Cambodians.

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Taste of Cambodia – Cooking School!

Master Chef Cambodia! One of our favorite souvenirs of the countries we visit are RECIPES of their local dishes. Whether it’s lovo pig from Fiji or Nasi Goreng from Malaysia, it’s fun to re-create the memories of our time and have an opportunity to shop for new things to eat. […]

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