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Siem Reap to Phnom Penh – View from the Bus Window (Part 2)

And here are the rest of the pix from the journey!! I just love these although you might find them boring!! And all with my compact Lumix-DMC-FX 55 from a bus window zooming from SR to PP!! (And no knowledge of photography but with some help from Lightroom :-))

I’ve just added this post to Sue’s wonderful blog “A Word in Your Ear” which has a weekly photo challenge! The word is ‘journey’ which is what this was!! A wonderful well travelled soul I recommend to drop by and have a look!!

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Siem Reap to Phnom Penh – View from the Bus Window (Part 1)

My lovely friend living in Gibraltar – roughseasinthemed – who has a wonderful blog about her travelling soul mentioned that my last post had errmm…no pix of Phnom Penh!! Well true!! But here are the pix that I did take-all from the bus journey from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh!! Only due to being bored sh**less of course 🙂

I’ve just added this post to Sue’s wonderful blog “A Word in Your Ear” which has a “weekly photo challenge!” The word is journey which is what this was!! A wonderful well travelled soul I recommend to drop by and have a look!!

Me & my best friend S. here very happily looking forward to the 8 hours of breathing in recycled and cooled fart air conditioning:-)

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Running to Thmey Village….and getting drunk on rice wine:-)

Two days ago I went running and ended up in the ‘Thmey Village’. Not that far from where I live, but haven’t a clue about the distance. ran in a direction I hadn’t before. I’m usually reluctant to photograph people because I feel shy to ask and I don’t like photos where people make their ‘photograph face’. I like pictures of people naturally how they are. As I was taking pictures a group of Khmer men called to me to come over. So I did. I asked their permission and then took pictures of them. They invited me to sit with them and offered me a glass of what looked like water. It was a strong alcoholic spirit. Boy, I was running to recover from and release the toxins from the drinking session the night before. And of course one drink led to another. My Khmer is now good enough to build sentences and make light conversation. The men were very friendly and offered me food and then what I think was rice wine. All home brewed of course. Before I knew it many hours had passed and running further was out of the question. But drinking and smoking was in! 🙂

It rained relentlessly at some point as it does everyday at the moment being the rainy season! Eventually the rain died down and a man drove me close to my home on his moped (for a little more than the local price).

I’ve never gone out running before and come a home drunk! I might run to that village/place again 🙂

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I’m up and running again!!

For the last 5-6 days to accompany my relentless evenings out drinking I’ve started running again after a month or more of not being physically able to. The usual 5+ kilometres everyday. I’ve taken my camera with me again. Such a pain even though it’s small. I don’t like having anything in my hand when I run. I don’t run with a bottle of water (or god forbid all that artificial  energy active bulls***  – just my opinion) like many runners. I make sure I drink lots before and after.

I often run in different directions and hate to have to think about how to get back-so I don’t! I just run and run until I’ve had enough. Gotten hopelessly lost in many places many times. But I always find my way back. I also hate running the same way back as I started out. Bit like my view on life really!

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Look through my eyes-running in Siem Reap

I went running again this morning. My speed and stamina aren’t worth talking about. Running with a hangover is easier than running with little sleep. I’m just exhausted and it takes so much effort. As I’m crap at running at the moment I took my camera with me. I took some photos of what I see. Some photos are from the day before yesterday evening.

My dirt track street

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Running day 2

Today wasn’t much better than yesterday. Once again within ten minutes I had a pain in my chest and was quite out of breath. All in all I ran maybe 45 minutes but with many short 5-30 second breaks of walking. My normal run is between 30-60 minutes non-stop and at twice the speed of today. Mind you I only had about three hours sleep last night…..!

It’s rainy season here in Cambodia and today there were thunderstorms all day. It started whilst I was out running. I got drenched and loved it. Such a feeling of freedom. If the rain had started before I went out, then I probably would’ve chickened out. I am a sissy and I don’t like getting wet : -)

                Me on my street before running…..                                                                  ……and me after!

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