Archive for February, 2007

Spectacle Kompong Som

Spectacle Kompong Som Wow. I'm just going to web this up. The spectacle is as much in the announcement as it is in the planning! Click for larger version. : ] Tags:cambodia,circus,HIV

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Literary Latest:

Literary Latest: A busy day today just keeping track of publishing and comics and stuff. Lisa Mandel is on the move with her crew of intrepid art students. More via (You'll ...

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Siem Reap Signage

Siem Reap Signage: One small step for a restaurant, one gigantic leap from Hinduism to Tourism. Tags:cambodia

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The Perfect Phnom Penh

The Perfect Phnom Penh OK, maybe this whole 'Phnom Penh = Prague' meme is a little overblown. I shouldn't be too critical. Phnom Penh (and Cambodia) have a lot of cool things to offer. I just don't enjoy seeing it oversimplified. So: bring us your tourist dollars, hippies!* There's a ...

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Wat a Relief

Wat a Relief Siem Reap's Wat Preah Prom Rath (Jewelled Lord Brahma Wat) is getting a bit of a makeover, with some fresh paint. I've always been particularly intrigued by this entrance gate. Ray Zepp's A Field Guide to Siem Reap Pagodas, Phnom Penh (KEAP, 2000) mentions the 'maravijaya' story on this gate, ...

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