Monthly Archives: January 2009

Goodbye Cambodia, Hello Vietnam

As you may know by now, we have finished our time in Cambodia and arrived safely in Vietnam two days ago. So far we are enjoying our time in Ho Chi Minh City, but are ready to get out of … Continue reading

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The Silk Farm

After our day riding around the ruins we felt we still hadn’t gotten enough time on the bike, so we headed out to a silk farm 9 miles out of town. It was nice ride with many locals waving and … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

The owner of our guesthouse sits down with each guest and shows them a detailed bike tour he designed. It hits all the major spots and a few that got us off the main tourist routes for a little while. … Continue reading

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300 million, minus two

“The population of USA is 300 million minus two. Why minus two? Because you are standing next to me.” These are the clever words of a book salesman who entertained us on our first night in Siem Reap. He also … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh after dark

Here is a video of Erin and I crossing the street in Phnom Penh at night.  You can’t hear Erin in the video but she is saying oh crap oh crap oh crap which always helps when navigating through cars … Continue reading

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“John same, same Jesus, same, same monkey”

 If you have never heard “same, same” before it is phrase people here use a lot to compare two things. Guess it’s easier than saying “similar” or “like” or “is the same as”. There are t-shirts sold to tourists that … Continue reading

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Songs, Sights, and Sickness

Our second week in Phnom Penh, Cambodia was great fun. Although we were tired by the end of each day, our students learned a lot and were, overall, a good class. Among other things, we taught them a few songs … Continue reading

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