“Countdown” in Cambodia

The posts are a little out of order, but here are some photos from New Year’s Eve or “Countdown,” as my students call it. Because my students celebrate the Khmer New Year in April, they call the International New Year “Countdown.”



Visit to Chambok Day #2

Visit to Chambok Day #1

Lena, Bella, and I visited Chambok Ecotourism Site in Kampong Speu Province on January 12th and 13th. Here is a link to learn more about Chambok: https://chambok.org/

  • We hiked four hours to see two beautiful waterfalls
  • We ate lots of white rice and bananas!
  • We stayed the night in home 49 with a very nice family
  • We watched the village children perform a Blessing Dance and a Flower Dance at night
  • We biked around the local villages and learned how to make rice noodles and rice wine
  • We learned about irrigating the crops of vegetables during Cambodia’s dry season (November – May)
  • We made bracelets out of bamboo!

Christmas in Cambodia Part 2

Christmas in Cambodia Part 1

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… in Cambodia!