Tag Archives: Cambodia

The Post Hurricane Sandy Cambodian Connection

When I walked below 26th street on the West Side, aka The Blackout Zone, I was brought back to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The lack of traffic lights is what did it. Although Phnom Penh does have traffic lights on some … Continue reading

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T-shirt Travel

A while back, I wrote about how you can travel vicariously through foreign coins that turn up accidentally in your pocket change. Living in Queens, I enjoy great odds of receiving a Croatian kuna, Irish punt, or a Bermudan nickel. … Continue reading

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The Apsara and the Mastodong: the Indie Rock Version of Beauty and the Beast?

I am always fascinated with how the dynamic energy of a live musical performance charges the crowd. For Rush concerts, it’s the stadium full of arms swinging away in comically synchronized air drum solos. At hardcore shows, it’s the pointless … Continue reading

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