Monthly Archives: March 2014

F.U.S. Files: Raw Egg in a Bag

Sighted at the morning market in Stung Treng, Cambodia, early January 2014.     Yet another entry in the “things that already have a perfectly good natural wrapping, but who cares?” category.   Anyone who can help me understand why … Continue reading

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Cambodian Food Compendium

Cambodia is not a country that’s particularly well known for its food.  Indeed, even though I spent two weeks or so there back in ‘10, I can only remember one dish: a fish curry, kind of neon green, pumped full … Continue reading

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Laos: Third Time’s a Charm, Just Like the First Two Times

Warning: this post is mostly an excuse to upload a few pictures that I really like. Did I ever tell you the story about the time my horde of cyclist friends and I spent too much time dilly-dallying around Vietnam?  … Continue reading

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An Homage to Khmer Street Refreshments

Cambodia in January is hot.  Hot and dry.  Way hot, and way dry.  I’m pretty sure it’s still technically cool season, but it’s hot anyway.  So hot that you sleep naked in your tent, windows wide open to allow maximum … Continue reading

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Cambodia: The Best of the Rest (Phnom Penh – Poipet)

Once again trying to rescue a few memories before they fade into oblivion.   Just to spice things up, I’ll try doing this one topically. Nature / Scenery   Cambodian towns and cities have some pretty intense names, part Star … Continue reading

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