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    Australia spent $55 million (USD 38 million) to relocate 5 refugees in Cambodia. Cost effective? You could have put the refugees up at the Hilton, bought them a business and sent their kids to top private schools for these prices. Maybe, just maybe, we could be kind instead.   Australia’s Cambodia Refugee Deal [...]

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From VICE magazine, a video about how the beach in Cambodia is a great, exotic place to take drugs. ………………………………. Video: “My first acid trip was with strangers in Cambodia” This is an excellent animated true story narrated by a woman who talks about the first time she took LSD, which was with strangers in [...]

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On social media in the last few weeks, this story has been HUGE: Meet the Incredible Cambodia Boy Who Can Speak Over 10 Languages https://nextshark.com/cambodian-boy-multiple-languages/ “Temple kid speaks many languages! But he’s POOR.” I lived in Siem Reap from year 2000 to 2004. (And was in Tomb Raider before it labeled Ta Prohm the ‘Tomb [...]

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Farewell To Steve Gourley

[Above: memorial at Wat Teuk Thla, Phnom Penh. It is open to the public.] Steve Gourley (51) has passed. He had been convalescing from head trauma from a moto accident in Phnom Penh in 2017. He had the good fortune to have a good medical cover, and had initially begun recovery in Bangkok. Fluent in [...]

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Travel Tips Cambodia

Phnom Penh Phnom Penh has gone from being ignored to being adored. It’s a busy, bustling mix of French Colonial Architecture, Khmer Modernism, and mushrooming office buildings. Despite the fast growing modernity, you might still see an ox cart, or monkeys (frequently near the Post Office).  The Royal Palace is just a few blocks away, [...]

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