Tag: From Thailand and Cambodia

In the spring of 2008 I arrived in Bangkok as part of a project related to sustainable development. I also took the time to visit alternative media and those who work on different types of sustainable projects. I then went on to Cambodia where I spent a week running around Phnom Penh interviewing people doing interesting work.

June 11, 2008 / Text

Although I’ve arrived back home in Amsterdam, my mind still drifts regularly back to Cambodia.  In conversations with friends and day dreams as I ride my bike around town, I think most about the killing fields and that horrible torture prison known as S-21. It…

June 9, 2008 / Video

Going back a few days, this vlog entry is from my first day in Cambodia.  It includes footage from my arrival via Tuc-Tuc, to me Royal Palace visit. On that note, I’m off to the airport for the long long flight back to Amsterdam. It…

June 7, 2008 / Text

He asked me not to blog about our conversations, so I’ll make a decent effort not to.  But I can’t help but aknowledge that even out here in Cambodia, I manage to ride around late at night on the back of a motorcycle which belongs…

June 6, 2008 / Audio

It is not easy to go to a country like Cambodia and develop an ecotourism project that involves preserving forests while generating income. Many obstacles will appear, not to mention the amount of people who simply don’t believe it can be done right.  Katie Matlack…