I visited a silk farm and it was wonderfully interesting and brought back many happy memories of my son’s infant school days in Portugal. Continue reading “Cambodia’s golden silk”
Last week I watched the film “First They Killed My Father”; the screenplay was co-written by the author of the book with the same title and Angelina Jolie. Continue reading “Film night leads to history lesson”
So how is life in Cambodia in this bustling tourist town? There is a lot more to it than just the temples and the infamous Pub Street. The town sits on the edge of Tonle Sap, the largest lake in Asia – the boundaries of which change with the seasons and which is a UNESCO biosphere reserve although it is under threat as increasing numbers of dams in the Mekong are affecting the flow of water into Tonle Sap. Continue reading “Living in Siem Reap”
I recently moved into my own little studio in Siem Reap, Cambodia – my own space after 6 months of house-sharing and it started a thought process – how many beds have I slept in during the past 6 months?