So there are a lot. I pretty much just uploaded all of my pictures. But I think I lost some in the the various transfers that I did, so there might be a few outings/days missing. Continue reading "3 Weeks and 2000 Pictures Later"
Many aspects of Cambodia reminded me of time spent in Mexico or Peru. People that were different from me, yet the same. A different lifestyle and value system than I was used to. During this trip we looked at the development in Cambodia (and Thailand). Cambodia has a unique history in that less than 50 years ago the country faced a large holocaust followed by famine. Almost all the people with any knowledge were wiped out. Thus, Cambodia is trying to rebuild its government, education system, healthcare, and food security. Continue reading "Goodbye Cambodia, Hello America"
My adventures in Southeast Asia have ended. I'm now situated in my dorm room anxiously waiting to start classing. The feeling is quite surreal. I truly will miss Cambodia. I will remember staring into the eyes of young malnourished children that seemed to glisten with something that I don't have. I will miss all the times engaging how God's working in Cambodia. I will also miss the great conversations within our amazing interim group. Continue reading "Final Reflections"
Perhaps one of the most difficult parts of this trip, and this is true of any trip that goes beyond mere tourism, is to present an adequate summary of experiences that captures its essence. Here I will try my best to do so in a way that does tribute to the experiences shared this interim in Cambodia. Continue reading "Final Reflections"