visitors and expats alike,
is a country with many faces, many of them smiling! Also, it is a country of
many liberties, most of those highly valued by the Khmer.
clear example of that is seen in traffic. For cyclos, a limit of 100 kilos was
instated a while ago, but you still see whole restaurants including the
workforce being transported by those bikes. (My friend and restaurant manager
joked that he on his own couldn't legally take a cyclo anymore.) And as there is
no (enforced) restriction on the amount of passengers per motorcycle, many
families are able to visit the occasional fireworks in Phnom Penh in full
number. It would be far too expensive for the average family to drive up and
down carrying one family member at a time, anyway.
inspiration for an illustrator, I can assure you.
some cases the word 'inspired' isn't suited for an artwork. Seeing the poverty
here sometimes propels me to make a drawing, resulting in a series on that
Recycling outside the Central Market
don't forget to enjoy Cambodia as long as you're here. Keeping an open eye for
details surely helps!
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