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Jul '11

Dive! Dive!

My shiny new PADI card arrived in the mail.  Now I’m left with the same dilemma I started with – where should I dive in New England?  The water is cold and gray here.  I say that with love.  Brrr. I took the Open Water Diver class in Cambodia, where it’s much warmer and the water […]

Feb '11

Spotted in Bangkok

I went on a weekend getaway to Bangkok with some ex-pat friends. It was a luxury to travel with them, as they knew the city and arranged all the transportation. I felt quite spoiled. It was a short trip, and I only caught glimpses of the city. Bangkok is a modern Asian city, with a […]

Oct '10

Tonle Sap Trip

On Saturday the hospital organized a trip to Tonle Sap lake for the volunteers. When you look at a map of Cambodia, you see a heart-shaped country with a giant lake in the upper left. That’s Tonle Sap. It’s a short trip from Siem Reap. It was a good opportunity to take out the big […]

Oct '10

Cooking Class

I took a cooking class at Le Tigre de Papier, a restaurant on Pub Street. I signed up for the Saturday evening session with another volunteer from the hospital. While we waited, we each picked an entree and an appetizer to make from the menu. I picked mango salad and amok fish, which is cooked […]