Happy 2017 – Where Did I Go?

What happened to 2016?  Lots! In 2016 I decided to start entering stories in the CBC Writes competition.  At this time I discovered that for entering into this competition, and others, a story is disqualified if it’s published.  And “published” includes being on a blog such as this one.   This created a scenario where … Continue reading

We are laughing about how much she is cheating me for this ballcap, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

We are laughing about how much she is cheating me for this ballcap, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Despite being pressured by my hotel to accept (and pay too much for) a tour of Angkor Wat by their tuktuk driver from 7 AM on my first day, instead I slept in and explored the town.  I was overtired and anyway it was easy to sleep late due to something that my room was … Continue reading

Although it was a scam place it did have an interesting urinal.

I enjoyed a total of six days in Ho Chi Minh city also known as Saigon.   I was fortunate to make some friends at a local coffee shop outside of the tourist district. The coffee shop was also a custom T-shirt shop.  I chose this image for my first T-shirt, for obvious reasons.   … Continue reading

Phnom Penh – Wandering Around Cambodia’s Main City

Phnom Penh – Wandering Around Cambodia’s Main City

City of 2 million people, Phnom Penh is the largest in Cambodia.  I enjoyed wondering streets and exploring, though I was constantly aware of the potential for mugging and bag snatching.  Not only had I read about this and heard the stories, I witnessed a first-hand account on my first day I was getting a … Continue reading