The long journey home

First let me state that I am only here for a visit, it is mid summer and I have been cold since I landed. There is literally no way I would survive another Canadian winter. My next post will be all about Vancouver where I landed, but this one covers the trip from Cambodia and…

Island Life

The island of Koh Rong is only really accessible by ferry from the tiny town of Sihanoukville on the Cambodian side of the Gulf of Thailand. There is power for only a few hours a day, supplied by generators, and in those few hours the WiFi is so slow that it might as well not exist. The island is quite similar to Tom Hanks residence in the movie Castaway, only with more sandflies.

Net Fishing with the boys

Something to remember about many countries in SouthEast Asia is that pool tables are everywhere, and there is a very good chance the locals are absurdly good. Luckily a pitcher of beer is about 2$ so playing for beer and losing all day is still a pretty cheap way to spend an afternoon.

Angkor What!!?

I apologize for the title, my friend Tom would not stop saying it and so it is now lodged in my head. While I am at it I also apologize for the massive delay in posting, I was on an island without power or internet for a week or so… I’ll tell you about it…

Busses, I am not so fond of

It started out well enough, I was picked up by a guy on a motorcycle at my hostel, and with my backpack on proceeded to ride across town as a passenger on the back of the bike.