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Undeserved

11/9/2015 Siem Reap The air was jovial and serious at the little TAL kitchen. The consistant thud! thud! thud! of metal on wooden/ plastic chopping boards reminded us of our mission and our goal today: to feed little children on the facility at 2pm today. Once everything is ready, we moved everything to the front of the house and waited for the kids. I’m in charged of the noodles. The kids sampeahed everyone in the yard, greeted everybody and then proceed…

Entertaining whims

10 Sept 2015 Siem Reap Great start to the day! Ifthings were to go according to plan, I will be on the bus to Batambang at this very moment. Instead, I’m freaking out over going to the volunteer place that Stacey, Mervyn and Cho went on and on about. “The volunteer place is so fun and meaningful! You’d meet a lot of people there. Mavis, the lady running the organization, is so nice!” Stacey said. “Come on!”  As a…

I flashed tuktuk drivers

-9 Sept 2015-Siem Reap I woke up today, determined to ride a bike to the National Museum. It’s less than 2km away from my hostel on a straight road with virtually no need of navigation. Boy, was I wrong.  I rented a bike at my hostel for $2 and tried to get a hang of it in front of the hostel. Turns out my bicycle riding skills has regressed into nothingness. Don’t practice riding a bicycle on a busy…