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Lord Jim at Angkor

“Lord Jim is a silly book; it reads like a story in Boys’ Own” – Graham Greene.

Joseph Conrad wrote : “If you want to know the age of the earth, look upon the sea in a storm.

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Beginning of the Fall

Cambodia is a small democratic kingdom which is located in the almost southern-peak of Southeast-Asia. With the population of fourteen million citizen; Cambodia is regarded as a country with a smaller popular. 397 more words


Cambodia - Labokkatao

 Cambodia is one of my favorite countries in southeast Asia.

The border with Vietnam is full of casinos. I met a guy who invited me to stay with him and an Australian friend in one of the Casino hotels, but I had better things to do, so I hitchhiked to Phnom Penh, where I had some couchsurfer waiting for me. 309 more words

Norman Lewis and Cambodia, 1950

As a child Norman Lewis was sent to live with his three mad aunts, the first of whom never stopped weeping, the second never stopped laughing, and the third never spoke an intelligible word. 945 more words


Bangkok 1957, the T(w)hailight zone.

1957? (OMG). Sounds – and is – like an awful long time ago. Feels like a long time ago. :) We were living in Cambodia then. 371 more words