Today in Pictures: August 23, 2016

Chantha and I took some photos as we travelled today.  The  good ones are his, using his nice Canon SLR.  Enjoy.

 

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Empty religion is everywhere.     (photo: Roger)
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It says “Coffin” not Coffee shop. No Lattes served here!     (photo: Roger)
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Found an old driver from years ago. He asked me how my “cancer” was. I said, “Thank you for asking, but it was a kidney problem, not cancer.” I was so amazed he remembered after four years that I had a health issue.     (photo: Chantha)
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Guavas are in season.     (photo: Roger)
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Pizza!     (photo: Roger)
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Donuts!     (photo: Roger)
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Chicken! KFC. One of the first fast food joints to arrive in Phnom Penh.     (photo: Roger)
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Burgers!     (photo: Roger)
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New Carl’s Jr. It is going to be Cambodia’s first drive-thru.     (photo: Roger)
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What? Coldstone?     (photo: Roger)
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Yes!     (photo: Roger)
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Mama! She is from the Bronx. Great food and she cooks it all.     (photo: Chantha)
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Gasoline can still be found along the road in old soda bottles.     (photo: Roger)
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Bamboo scaffolding. OSHA approved.     (photo: Roger)
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Father and son.     (photo: Roger)
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I remember my mom looking like this when she had her hair in curlers. I think this is something different.     (photo: Roger)
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Hard workers, make very little money.     (photo: Roger)
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A pole vaulter on his moto?     (photo: Roger)
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Break time.     (photo: Roger)
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Ditching school.     (photo: Chantha)
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A junk collector, but a happy one.     (photo: Chantha)
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Caught in the mirror.     (photo: Chantha)
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Stop!     (photo: Roger)
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No railcars have been on this line for many years.     (photo: Roger)
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Buddhist beggars   (photo: Chantha)
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Check out the oil containers in the barbed wire.     (photo: Roger)
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Meaner than a junkyard dog.     (photo: Roger)
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Cool wagon shot.     (photo: Roger)
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Big signs over the roads here.     (photo: Roger)
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Building, building, building. It is amazing.     (photo: Roger)
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Mom taking her daughter to school.     (photo: Roger)
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I gave an old beggar woman a couple dollars and a tract.     (photo: Chantha)
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She was grateful.     (photo: Chantha)
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Colorful junk.     (photo: Chantha)
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Guardian of the corner.     (photo: Roger)
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I found my gecko. I have bought one of these each visit. This is number 8 and I think the last one in Phnom Penh. It took us two weeks to find it.     (photo: Chantha)
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I was very happy with my gecko find. The store owner must have known this was the last one in town. I paid a fortune for it!     (photo: Chantha)

6 Comments on “Today in Pictures: August 23, 2016

  1. The world grows smaller with each one of your posts. I love to travel and explore the world. Your photos are providing a mini trip.
    Continuing to pray for you safety and travel mercies, especially as you go about the Lord’s calling and work in your life.

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    • Thank you, Jill. Yes, exploring is cool! Thanks for keeping in touch and for the prayers for safety. I head home in a few days. Thank you for following the posts!

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  2. Western influence is making its way to Cambodia. I wonder if all of the fast food restaurants that we are familiar with, serve the same kind of food that we enjoy here in the states.  Great pictures if life in Cambodia.

    Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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  3. Amazing photos Roger! You’ve really captured what life is like in Cambodia!

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