Like every good story, this one of Battambang has a beginning, middle and end. In the final part we bike through the countryside, visit the airport, an…
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Like a palm tree, Battambang doesn't seem to have much at first, but then you look up and discover a world of riches. In Part 2 we find trains, temples…
Simon Ostheimer
Cambodia's second city is also one of its least visited, so it was about time to check out this laidback metropolis, and the ancient temples and nature…
Simon Ostheimer
With China investing heavily in both Southeast Asian nations, will Laos and Cambodia ever form a union that provides the PRC with a direct route to the…
Simon Ostheimer
The true story of a story that never was (and the mysterious Ou Runyi)
Simon Ostheimer
On 17 April 1975, young French photographer Roland Neveu found himself on the streets of Phnom Penh as the Khmer Rouge made their final push on the cap…
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A week ago, my dad died.
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How a day trip upriver to visit a village of silk weavers turned into a rumination on the realities of the past, and an unexpected face-to-face confron…
Simon Ostheimer
Famed as the 'Cambodian Riviera' during the heady days of the 1950s, the sleepy seaside town of Kep has yet to regain the charms that saw it labelled K…
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The story of how a French family turned their back on providing rides around Angkor, and instead allowed them to roam Siem Reap's largest elephant sanc…
Simon Ostheimer
The story of how Kimhong San came to set up Antique Cambodia in Siem Reap, and why his collection of old radios, vinyl and boomboxes is much more than …
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