Our riverboat ride over to the Silk Island along the Mekong River.
Wedding Anniversary Buddhist blessing with one of the Buddhist Monks.
Spinning Silk (from the silkworms that create a cocoon, the women then boil the cocoons for the silk. Brayden is holding one of the cocoons).
Special Anniversary flower petal message and cake from our hotel in Phnom Penh.
Architectural Tour by cyclo (man-pulled bicycles…sometimes “Brad-pulled” bicycles).
Quick Post Office stop to get postcards from Cambodia – the first time Brooke licked a stamp.
The ONLY library, that didn’t have too many book and only 2 people inside.
Nothing like live wires overhead…yikes!
Chinese Temple in Phnom Penh
Tough living accommodations. After 15 years of squatting, it’s yours
The Royal Palace of King Norodom
Dairy Queen in Phnom Penh…had to be done…according to Brayden.
Lunch at the FCC (Foreign Correspondence Club)…this was the place where all the members of the media stayed during the Khmer Rouge Regime, while they wrote of the atrocities. Featured in ‘The Killing Fields.’
One of the saddest places Brad and I have ever visited (S21 Toul Sleng – the torture facility used during the Khmer Rouge era where 17,000 people died at this facility).
Anti-Corruption Unit of Cambodia. Apparently, they are very busy…
The Three Hindu Gods (Brahma with and his wife, Vishnu, Shiva).
Phnom Penh by night on a tuk tuk (motorized 3-wheeled pull cart).
Off to Siem Reap, Cambodia..