Living in Phnom Penh: Random Bits

Living in Phnom Penh / Monday, February 13th, 2012

Here I go again with some random stuff..

  • Last week  passed by like whirlwind. Everyone was busy and I was struggling to keep up with house chores and some work online. Sigh. Weeks like this just drains me no wonder I could never keep up with updating this site. But that’s okay. That’s a mom’s life. Full to the brim as always.
  • We started our own DIY project. We are fixing up our kitchen and we decided to do it ourselves. Yay! I’m just so excited about this. It’s a bit hard to find laborers here in Phnom Penh specially if you just need to fix something small. Oh, you can find someone to do it but based on our previous experiences hiring them, its not really worth it. So we decided to work on painting and stuff by ourselves during weekends. I’m so looking forward to how our new kitchen look. When we finish it. I have no idea when though. Hahaha.
  • Phnom Penh is currently experiencing almost daily power cuts. We’re lucky if we just get only about 3 hours per day power cut. I don’t why this is but its so frustrating. I miss a lot of computer work and also its hard to finish chores at home and I’m not the type to sit idly and count hair strands. Just today, we had a three-hour power cut and occurred just while I was washing clothes. So instead of me finishing washing in an hour or so, it took me over 5 hours. And I’m getting more scared, if this would keep happening during summer months. Can you imagine the sweltering heat without even a fan? I’m really sweating just by the thought of it.
  • Another thing I’m excited about: a weekend trip to Mondulkiri. While its not exactly a leisure/pleasure trip, I am so looking forward to it. I think, Mondulkiri is one of my favorite places here in Cambodia. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful place. Almost unspoilt and tranquil. My kind of place…
Ocean of Trees, Mondulkiri Cambodia
Ocean of Trees, Mondulkiri Cambodia. Photos doesn’t do justice to this place. One of the most beautiful spots I’ve seen here in Cambo..
Bousra Waterfalls, Mondulkiri Cambodia
Bousra Waterfalls..
Of course, I’ll be taking loads of Mondulkiri snapshots, so watch this space 🙂

5 Replies to “Living in Phnom Penh: Random Bits”

    1. @Mumsified, hey you should. its off the beaten track. very tranquil and EJ would see nature unspoiled. I think in a few years time, this will be gone. It’s how I imagined Tagaytay looked before it became too touristy, crowded and commercialized.

  1. Wow, those are great pictures! The waterfall looks especially nice. How far is that from Phonm Penh? I’ve been looking into taking a trip to Cambodia. It’s one of those places that most people don’t go to but is ridiculously beautiful.

    1. @Tim, Bousra is in Mondulkiri province. A bit remote but jaw droppingly gorgeous. It’s around 7-8 hrs bus ride from Phnom Penh.

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