Cambodia Vintage B&W Film Footage ~ Phnom Penh in 1965 Phnom Penh is pretty much still the same today, in terms of what people are doing in everyday life. But with a much larger population. Somehow it seems like people were more sophisticated then. At that time Phnom Penh was known as “The Pearl of […]
City of Ghosts is a 2002 American crime thriller film co-written, directed by and starring Matt Dillon. It’s about a con artist who must go to Cambodia to collect his share of money from an insurance scam. The film was made in Cambodia, in locations that include Phnom Penh and the Bokor Hill Station.
Just take in all this ebullient and defiantly gleeful goodness! A much lighter attitude than this random street kid, my printshop guy or this —seemingly— innocent one! Sometimes these kids don’t fully understand the translations, like my printshop guy and the young girl. English writing on tee’s just ‘looks cool’ in the same way asian script appeals to people in […]
Cambodian Independence Day is celebrated every year with festivals, parades and firework displays all over the country. The date celebrates Cambodia’s Declaration of Independence from France (a protectorate not a colony) on the 9th of November, 1953. The main celebrations are held in Phnom Penh. Beginning with a formal ceremony at the Independence Monument, followed by a […]
Basically… A homeless, undocumented, 29-year-old Chinese woman, claiming to be God, was arrested for disturbing the peace in Phnom Penh. From cambodiapolice.com: Phnom Penh: On Thursday, December 4, 2018, at 9:30 am, the Bureau of Investigation The procedure for receiving foreigners is QIN ZI YUAN, a 29-year-old Chinese national from the Chaktomuk district police force in […]
Ghosts of Phnom Penh Phnom Penh is a city with a lot of ghosts in its history and so this particular ghost is a common sight in the burgeoning capital. Subsequently, the old gives way to the modern multi-storied buildings and history falls to shopping malls and condos.