There is a lot more to Cambodia than pain and suffering. We obviously haven't seen it all but I do feel like we've seen the essence of Cambodia. I used to think of Poverty as homeless people begging by day and sleeping in doorways by night. As I saw a little more of life I realised that it can mean very different things. A single parent family of four on minimum wage understands poverty just as well as the man on the street. But the poverty in Cambodia is very d...
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I'm not sure about everyone else, I know I'm incredibly naive to most world affairs, but until 6 months ago I had barely heard of Cambodia, I certainly had not heard of its past. When we were staying in Sydney I found a book on the book exchange that was written by a woman who had lived in Cambodia when she was a child. I read this book, 'First They Killed My Father' by Loung Ung and was mortified. As I said I am so naive and I couldn't believe such atrocities co...