Posts filed under Travel: Cambodia

September 8, 2010

Mission trip 2010: The real Cambodia

A history of genocide, wars and devastation, it’s a wonder Cambodia and her people are still very much alive today. Still the stains of such history are seeing its ripple effects in today’s generation. Statistics have shown that 51% of Cambodia’s population is under the age of 18. And of this 51% not even half […]

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September 5, 2010

Mission trip 2010: Reaching out & giving aid

The harsh realities of Cambodia stares me in the face. My second trip to this desolate country in a month has left an indelible mark in my throve of memories. Touching down in Siem Reap, we travelled four hours on a local bus to Battambang. Packed with over 40kgs of old clothes, medical supplies and […]

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August 26, 2010

Cambodia at first sight

Where old world and new world collide – Siem Reap to me is a country battling to find her identity. A mix of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, this mesh of culture, tradition and lifestyle intrigues me. Travelers  flocking to Cambodia has ‘visiting the ruins’ as top on the list of must do’s , then maybe […]

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