Five take a holiday in Cambodia – The Tuol Sleng High School

We walked across a different bit of the city, picking our way down the badly maintained surface of 113 street, past an eclectic mix of properties, some seemingly better suited in California with their ostentatious stone pillars and sweeping balconies, obviously more money here.  But others small and unkempt, a strange mix.  But that sums… Continue reading Five take a holiday in Cambodia – The Tuol Sleng High School

Five take a holiday in Cambodia – The Killing Fields

We flew from Bangkok to Phnom Penh on an antiquated Lockheed Tristar, there were only ever 250 of these made, and you could see why.  Apart from the 1970’s décor (shades of brown and cream), the interior itself seemed to move independently of the plane, a most unsettling experience, but made up for by the… Continue reading Five take a holiday in Cambodia – The Killing Fields

Five take a Holiday in Cambodia – Introduction

I’d been travelling solo for quite a while, a few months, most recently a trip up the length of Vietnam where I had just found an offer of work teaching English in Hanoi.  My heart wasn’t really in it though.  Then I got an e-mail from my mate Kev, a Yorkshire man I had met… Continue reading Five take a Holiday in Cambodia – Introduction