During the French occupation of Indochina, Kep was a palm-fringed beach, lined with villas of French settlers and rich Cambodians. But the French left in the ’50s and the Kymer Rouge destroyed virtually every building in town in the late ’70s. So if you’re interested in seeing how ‘the other half lived’ during French colonial times (as I certainly was) then you should visit this out-of-the-way spot. Otherwise, you could comfortably afford to miss it.
Archives for July 2015
If you have a loved one in rehab, you may be wondering what you can send to them in a care package that will demonstrate your love and support. Sending a package to someone in rehab is very different than sending a package to a distant relative or a child away at summer camp.
I saw the the western ridge glowing as if washed in waves of orange and purple fire. A better start to the day! It has been a while… hoping today is a good day for all of us.
Mexico has a great deal to teach us about increasing our level of connectivity with others in our daily lives. There are simple things we can do to make others feel closer to us.
We have realized that, to admire and emerge as a flower, each person must let each other be their own flower.
Icon in this day has several meanings. Originally an Icon was a “thing” regarded as a representative symbol of something. Today an Icon is best known as a small picture on a computer screen that represents a program. Additionally, Icon is also known now as a person who is admired and very successful.
In the tale of Jack and the beanstalk, Jack’s life changed when he traded his cow for a handful of magic beans. A few years ago, a handful of beans changed my life, too, and I didn’t even have a cow.
When I first met Tres Leches, I was aloof and disinterested. Left alone in a room together, however, we were forced to get to know each other better. It beckoned me closer. Tempted, I leaned in. It brushed my lips softly and against my will I savored its sweetness. It was love at first bite.
Barbra Streisand directed and stars in this compelling tale of an encounter between two wounded souls that leads to healing.
The Grand Palace in Bangkok, home of a dozen awe-inspiring Buddhist, historical and ceremonial buildings built over the last 230 years, easily rates as one of the most memorable sites a world traveler could ever hope to experience.