While enjoying breakfast in a local restaurant on the street in Battambang, Cambodia, I captured a wonderful moment that highlights some of the contradictions of tourism. Two tourists, sitting in the comfortable posture of the lounge chair attached to the front of a sightseeing tricycle, passed by. Each wore dark sunglasses and large white headphones. They stare ahead watching the streetscape unfold to the personalized audio soundtrack of narration or music. They are in the city and yet distinctly apart from it—both […]
Yesterday afternoon, while driving on the outskirts of Siem Reap, we passed this hand-painted propaganda poster outside of a hospital. I’ve been too busy for much blogging lately, but do want to make more of an effort to keep posting interesting things–especially while I am here in Cambodia.