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Phnom Penh…where crossing the road is easier said than done

Sitting on the banks of the Mekong as the sun was going down, drinking a cold Cambodia beer from one of the many street hawkers, we saw all of Phnom Penh life. From Khmer women in their matching pajama sets working out on the outdoor equipment to expats walking their dog and even an elderly guy doing practise football headers as part of his confusing exercise routine. We watched a man catch a fish from the river with his wooden fishing rod and turned away some persistent beggars, all as the sunset over the royal palace…it felt like Cambodian life was here for us to view.


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