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Cambodia Travelogue 2005 - November 21st.

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1. Posted by droonsta (Budding Member 2 posts) 11y

Howdy All, as some of you have probably gathered I will be leaving for Cambodia on the 20th of November and will be arriving in Cambodia on the 21st. I have many plans on this trip which involves in doing something different in the aim of making a small difference to a few lil kids lives.

Apart from obviously touring and visiting the country, I have plans to visit rural schools to donate excercise books, pens and pencils. My current luggage is packed with all sorts of small items which will be distributed to the youths in the countryside. Varying from excercise books, pencils, rulers, balloons, sweets, children's play sunglasses, little toys, kites, lil school bags, tazos, glo caps and so fourth. I know many of you will think I don't I just buy most of them when I am over there? well with sweets you prob can't get them over there (depending on brand and taste and stuff), with excercise books I purchases them when they were on sale at 1-3cents each so yeh bringing a hundred or so over, but I do plan to buy more excercise books whilst I am there, and most of the other stuff were just left over stock from my dad's old giftshop from 10 years back :).

Will probably also try to buy a few hundred or so marbles once I am in Cambodia to also distribute to lil kids in the country :) :) :)

I plan to sit there and build kites and fly with the youngin's, distribute 2 or 3 of the above items to each child I see and yeah hopefully put a smile on at least some kids to provide them an opportunity to be kids.

Other things I plan to do are visit remote ruins and such especially in the Kampong Cham province, climb a palm tree, eat a tarantula (eeewww), jump on a buffalo (I may be too big for it hahah 185cm), work the fields (if i can stand the heat hahaha), go fishing cambo style, and yeh obviously have a great time and a great experience.

With all that said, I plan to try and write up a journal entry every night and to possibly post up my travels on my messy http://droonsta.blogspot.com/ Blog :)
I may also provide an organised travelog at http://travelogue2005.blogspot.com/ and a photolog of my best photos at http://photolog2005.blogspot.com/ but it all depends on the quality of the internet

Once I return from Cambodia during Christmas I will post ALL my photo's up at myphotoalbum.com
So far if You want you can visit my previous trip's photo album in 2001 and 2002 at
(back then I had a crappy 1 megapixel camera so the quality of the photos are not the best, but the scenery makes up for it)
http://droonsta.myphotoalbum.com/view_album.php?set_albumName=album01
http://droonsta.myphotoalbum.com/view_album.php?set_albumName=album02

Obviously I will appreciate all comments left and will gladly read them!

-allan-

2. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 11y

Now, now Allan. Wouldn't it better to post all your photos and a travel blog here on Travellerspoint? Especially if you are thinking of using our forum to promote your blog...??

3. Posted by droonsta (Budding Member 2 posts) 11y

yes yes ive been thinking about it.. im just currently balancing out the features and such :)
weak smile haha

4. Posted by danalasta (Respected Member 519 posts) 11y

good thing u are doing!...for this year, I picked Ban Lung for distribution of box loads of used clothings for the hilltribes & children. I see u have Kg Cham in mind ? If u drop by Hotel Mekong, u may receive a lot of advice on where help is needed...it is where many NGOs, and community meetings are held...just behind the hotel is a mission which cares for rural education, etc.,

Good work, allan!

And yes...u can't find a better place than this to post ur trip details!

Have an exciting trip!

dana