Monthly Archives: September 2010

At Site

This past week has been a blur of saying goodbye to my training host family, meeting with my school director and co-teacher at a Peace Corps Counterpart Conference, Swearing-In, spending lots of money in Phnom Penh on Western food and … Continue reading

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The Piti Niak Smah Jet

I’m officially a Peace Corps Volunteer! Tomorrow I’m moving to my permanent site for real. Not at all intimidating, no. Today was a free day off in Phnom Penh, so I have been shopping and interneting and eating lots of … Continue reading

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Bong Srey Lin

Well I passed my final language exam, so that means this Thursday, I’ll be swearing in as a Peace Corps Volunteer! (Until now, I’ve only been a Trainee, so I’m not actually in the Peace Corps just yet…soon.) It’s taken … Continue reading

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Things that are not weird in Cambodia

There are many things that are not weird in Cambodia. One, for example, was that yesterday there were hundreds, maybe thousands, of pineapples in my aunt’s driveway. (My aunt lives right next door and I spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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The Verdict

First, does everyone realize what a worldwide phenomenon Justin Bieber is? He is on the radio in Cambodia. No joke. There is a Khmer language remake of “Baby,” but they also like to play the original. The original is really … Continue reading

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