He started as my driver of preference; we developed a rapport such that after a week he no longer pulled up merely seeking my patronage but bade me good morning in two languages,… Read More →
I offered practice for their English. The rules were, ask me anything in English for 10 minutes, then teach me Khmer, and they did. What’s your age? Why is your hair curly? Why… Read More →
The paved road will lead you out of Kampot. Turn right at the correct red road and suddenly the tropical, lush, green I’ve fallen in love with disappears completely. A couple of minutes… Read More →
Ugh! Roots. A good inch (+) showing. A gray day, indeed, but where to go? My gaze fell upon a bright umbrella outside a small storefront advertising a new hair salon. I reminded… Read More →
What’s it like to operate in a dual currency economy? Confusing at first, especially when you’re expecting your change in the same currency you offered. The first time though, you never forget. Your… Read More →
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