I love Phnom Penh! The energy here is incredible, and the people are so
friendly. Usually I'm careful not to take someone's picture unless I ask
permission first, but here as soon as people saw my camera they wanted to
pose for me.
Some wonderful pictures from Cambodia.
I track this blog as he seems to be all over the world.
Don't know anything about him, but he takes great photos.
Use Function 11 [F-11] to make a larger screen, and the back button, as you click on each image to get the full effect.
Paulo Cohen-Myers, class of 2002, University of Rhode Island, B.S. Summa cum Laude.
More... ("she?" Did I get mixed up? Is Paulo a lass, not a lad? Not that it's important. The work is splendid.)
And while you're at it...go on and learn about the infamous killing fields.
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One of the most gentle and enthusiastic people I have known is a man from Cambodia who came to America as a refugee in the seventies. Today he is one of the most sought-after suchi chefs in the Southeast.
I recall what Lee Iacoca said after the death of his wife: Once you decide not to commit suicide, the only alternative is optimism. In some way, this response to tragedy is evident in Cambodia.