Monday, March 24, 2014

Best of

River of Time makes it onto most people's 'best of' book lists when it comes to Cambodia and Indochina. It's so evocative. You can read more about River of Time author and journalist Jon Swain's love affair with Indochina on his own website @

I had to post this...a short performance by one of Cambodia's Living Treasures, dance master Em Theay, for a forthcoming documentary, Year 33. She not only danced in the royal ballet but was also an accomplished singer, and in later life, one of the few teachers to survive the genocide. The sooner someone writes this adorable lady's detailed biography, the better. Here's the video @

Travel Guidebooks on Cambodia are plentiful these days and two of the longest established ones, Lonely Planet and Rough Guide will be bringing out new Cambodia editions this year. The latest LP version should be out in 6-8 weeks time while Rough Guide will be on bookshelves a little bit later, around August time.
Audrey Magazine have featured Soma Norodom in their latest edition, spotlighting Soma's soon to be launched Foundation, which will help with sponsoring education opportunities for disadvantaged children. More @

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