Battambang, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea…

After travelling for nearly 8 months, mostly in Asia, a few things are irritating me and by the time I got to Battambang I found myself really fed up and facing a dilemma: was it perhaps time to end this trip or better to take a deep breath and accept that my expectations did not necessarily have to be met. Continue reading

Phnom Penh, A Life Changing Moment

I had only planned to stay for a couple of days in Phnom Penh but because it was high season all the hotels in Siem Reap were full so stayed here for a week. I was expecting a typical big, noisy and dirty city and assumed that I would be ready to move on very quickly. I was pleasantly surprised, it is quite attractive. Within an hour of arriving in the country I knew I was going to like Cambodia. The people are just lovely. Soft and very gentle. Continue reading