Cambodia, part 2: Silk, Mines, and a Village on Water
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Cambodia, part 2: Silk, Mines, and a Village on Water

Read part 1 of my Cambodia trip: Angkor Wat and Siem Reap According¬†to various locals of Siem Reap, the main industry of Cambodia is hospitality and all its various by-products. If the people of Siem Reap aren’t training to work in the numerous luxury hotels, they’re working in restaurants, souvenir shops,¬†transportation, or some other means … Continue reading

Cambodia, part 1: Angkor Wat and Siem Reap
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Cambodia, part 1: Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

heat. the first thing any western tourist will notice visiting cambodia. temperatures always pushing 100 and the kind of assaultive humidity that sets your body to sweaty-mess mode within minutes. while air conditioning is somewhat prevalent, you don’t often encounter the arctic freezer level settings you’ll find in the US, so heat is your constant … Continue reading

Top Albums of 2013
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Top Albums of 2013

in the spirit of end of year things only a handful of people will actually read and/or give a poop about, here are my top albums of 2013. FIRST, THE HONORABLE MENTIONS: speedy ortiz – major arcana paying strong homage to early 90’s grunge, this album rests on the palette like a tasty nostalgic stew … Continue reading