Cycle 3

Our World Tuesday: Statue

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, sights, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 0 comments

Just a random photo I took while visiting a local wat (Buddhist temple) in one of our weekend rides outside Phnom Penh.

Cambodian wats

I don’t know for sure who this man is supposed to represent but he could be representing the many patrons and/or donors of this wat.

Behind the statue of a well-dressed man are images of the Buddha. There were many of them, in different sizes, too.

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Monday Mellow Yellows: The day I woke up in the land of Berk

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 2 comments

Hello, friends! I’m back online.
Finding a reliable ISP here in Phnom Penh is like a needle in a haystack. That explains the blogging absence, sorry.  Oh, and the holidays that came one after another. Two weeks more and another one week holiday, the Water Festival, will be celebrated in the Kingdom.

Anyhoo, my yellow photos were taken the day before Halloween. The kids in my husband’s class were keen on making something spooky but since Halloween is not celebrated in Cambodia, my husband decided to do a make-a-dragon project instead since the class was reading the story of “How to Train Your Dragon”, anyway. And how the kids jumped gleefully at the idea. Here’s some photos that I took:

paper dragon made by kids

A two-headed dragon with crab pincher-like tails.

paper dragon made by kids

A duck-beaked dragon (top) and a Chinese dragon (bottom).

paper dragon made by kids

A stumpy-legged dragon.

paper dragons made by kids

A three-headed, four-winged dragon.

The kids are so imaginative and creative, aren’t they? Whatever language lessons and ideas they’ve learned from reading the book gets practiced or used via the making of paper dragons. Plus, they are learning handicrafts and problem-solving skills in a fun and engaging way.

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Monday Mellow Yellows: Gold-dusted ornamental plants

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, sights | 2 comments

My husband and I were looking for bat-manure for our plants along Phlav Chea Sophara when we passed by rows and rows of this ornamental plants with yellow variegated leaves. From afar, they really look like they’ve been dusted in gold! I don’t know what the name is in English — even the Khmer name is very hard pronounce let alone remember, hahaha. But anyways, I think they are great house plants and gives you a bright and cheery mood.

This beautiful cheery plants can brighten up a room.

This beautiful cheery plants can brighten up a house, or a yard!

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Monday Mellow Yellows: Bell peppers

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, food, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 1 comment

Prepping for lunch.

Prepping for lunch.

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Wordless Wednesday: Beer-o’clock

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, My Dogspot, Pet Pride, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 1 comment

This is intended for my dogs’ blog but – I can’t wait! Hah.
My cheeky dogs are at it again. Red wanted a taste of beer but he’s just a puppy.

red and joe beero'clock

Dad Joe to the rescue!

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Our World Tuesday: Rainy

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, sights, That's My World, travel, What's On in Cambodia | 2 comments

The wet season is upon us once again!

Kep, Cambodia

Photo taken at Psah Kdam (Crab Market)
Kep, Cambodia

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