Letters

TO THE BONG WHO TOOK US TO THE ZOO

Phnom Penh is built on people. Relationships, memory, loyalty—these are the currencies of Cambodia. Most visitors to the Kingdom will come home and tell of “the people.” Living in Phnom Penh, especially as a barang, or expat/foreigner, became a daily maze of friendships, obligations, and favors.

TO THE BONG WHO TOOK US TO THE ZOO

JUST GOT WI-FI: LOVE (BY LAMPLIGHT)

"DEAREST STEFIE, It is night, and I am writing to you by the light of an oil lamp in Na village—which has to be one of the most remarkable places I’ve ever been. We arrived here yesterday afternoon, via a cave about 6 kilometers from the Hinboun River. You almost have to see this valley to believe it..."

JUST GOT WI-FI: LOVE (BY LAMPLIGHT)