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Photos: Cambodia Spring Break, 6

This post recaps my sixth day traveling back in Cambodia during this year’s Spring Break.

Asleep early meant arisen early. I started my sixth day walking to Otres Village, where my goal was to eat a substantial breakfast.

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The fully-blossomed flowers were gorgeous and unattended. Except by me, of course.

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My meditation view:

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Styrofoam covered in barnacles.


That gorgeous red-brown mud that sits so well atop the surface of Cambodia. I will never forget it, and hopefully never have to walk in it, again!

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From within the Khmer Family Restaurant in Otres Village, a convenience store and restaurant combined, where I would consume with delight some of the local rice porridge.

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Since I had the entire day to myself and Otres, and I was feeling exhausted from the sunburn, I decided to spend a couple hours of the morning walking around Otres Village, seeing what was to be seen. Sadly, the majority of the village seemed to be occupied by hippy-esque foreigners, which, though interesting, didn’t really satisfy me.

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The architecture, however, was very satisfying. I don’t think this level of design exists in much of the “rural” areas of Cambodia.

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I only saw a couple of water buffalo on the trip. Here is one:


And here is another:

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A tuk-tuk operating as a clothing vendor:

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And that’s where my camera’s photos end for the day. After my trip to the village, I went back to the coast and spent the day meditating and reading. I then went to an Italian restaurant, Papa Pippo, where I ate delicious gnocchi, and then ended up getting food poisoning. It was so sad, because this was the restaurant I wanted to attend the previous night (but couldn’t get a seat because of Trivia Night) and couldn’t get a seat, and then I ended up eating the delicious food and drinking the wine and then getting sick. Boo. Basically after eating, I strolled the beach a bit more and then headed in and slept to the morning. No more pictures from the camera, sadly, but here are some from the cell phone:

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There are approximately 10 days worth of photos. This has been day 6.

One Comment

  1. Laurie Frazier Laurie Frazier April 9, 2017

    The colors of the flowers are remarkable, in contrast with the red of the soil. Again, wow.

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