Recently I made a trip up to Kampong Chhnang. For the one and a half hour return journey I took a share taxi. It only costs $5 for a barang and because I’m so tall I usually get the air-conditioned comfort of the front seat to myself. After being picked up by a full car, […]
It’s more than ironic that the emergency number for a fire truck is 666 as these “professionals” have been known to wait for their payment while the fire rages, sometimes at the cost of lives. That’s if they show up at all. Recently a tourist was telling me of how impressed he was at the […]
Offerings to a Spirit House. I’ve seen this other places (other than this one outside my front door). There always seems to be a knife stuck in the neck below the head though I don’t know the significance of this yet.
Pigs being transported to market on moto. If the pigs are to be carried there alive, they are fed large amounts of marijuana, this knocks them out and they sleep all the way to market. Sometimes they are made to drink large volumes of water which gives them extra weight at sale time.