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To kratie, goodbye crocodile island hello crocodiles actual and mythical, and riverside break local style

I’m writing this in the VIP suite of a Kratie hotel.  It is not the dolphin hotel in Kratie.  At first I was neutral on this point, having no idea what that hotel is like, but to be honest, this hotel – although it looks spectacular is pretty rank.  6,014 more words

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On yer bikes, cycling and sunsets and the mighty Mekong alongside

Was is Boris Johnson or someone else that got (rightly) ridiculed for being photographed cycling, whilst his ministerial car followed him at a snail’s pace just a few metres behind.  4,745 more words

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How did I not know about the existence of these flooded forests before today?

The dolphins clearly never got the memo.  Or if they did, maybe the ink ran out of it because of the water, or possibly they just can’t read, not in English anyway, maybe Khmer, I don’t know.  3,974 more words

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The dolphins be damned

The dolphins be damned‘ isn’t a statement of what I want to happen, but in respect of the Irrawaddy dolphins of the Mekong river it is a literal truth (albeit with clever punning spelling).  5,385 more words

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To the market! Stung Treng

Amnesia Alert (temporarily only, for which we must all be grateful, or not, depending on our points of view) I forgot all about this blog post, catching up retrospectively I may lose some of the finer details, try to act like you care… 811 more words

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The tales I've heard tell...

So, we have a one-week break from teaching this week.  Many of the other volunteers at CWF have headed off to islands or beaches, but me and a fellow teacher fancied something a bit more active.  2,847 more words

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