There is a famous quote from Ajith Kumar : I am not in competition with anybody; I just want to be productive. May I add my own sentence to the quote? So it becomes : I am not in competition with anybody; I just want to be productive and make my Lord smile, as the… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Cannonball Tree
This is one of my favorite place to wait for the sunrise : the river side of Chaktomuk, Phnom Penh. I always try to wake up early in the morning and walk to this place only to see the wonderful sunrise. That's why I always try to sleep in a hostel around this area. I… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Always There
Hi.. Good morning everyone. This morning let me be your Tour Guide for this walking tour of Phnom Penh. This city once known as The Pearl of Asia. Its name figure out how beatiful this city in the past time and the beauty still remains until now. This city is also known as "The four faces" or… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Walking Tour Phnom Penh
This is Khemarin Palace or Khemarin Moha Prasat, the residence of The King of Cambodia. It is closed to the public. We can see only a small part of the palace from the corner of Throne Hall, not only to enjoy the architectural details, but also to hope.. maybe His Majesty will appear in front… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : The King’s Residence
This is Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh, the tallest temple in the city and also located at the centre of Phnom Penh. It stands on the grassy hilltop, with 27 metres in height. This corresponds with its name which means "Mountain Temple". In the day time, its white structure is hidden by the trees, but… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Glow in The Dark
This scene is very familar : Sunday afternoon - Phnom Penh - river front - Monks with their orange robe. So, for this week's challenge, I named this picture : The orange Pedestrian.
Ternyata sebuah tenda putih bisa membuat saya parno.. hehehehe... Konyol sangaaat... Perkenalan dengan Pak Kasmin, Pak Firdaos, dan beberapa warga Indonesia yang sering kongkow di Warung Bali dua tahun yang lalu membuat saya merasa tak sendirian meskipun berada jauh dari rumah. Nah.. jadilah setiap saya ke Phnom Penh saya selalu mencari tempat menginap di sekitaran street 178..… Continue reading Ernest dan Tenda Putih : Nights in Phnom Penh
Seorang imam yang tengah menjalani tahun sabatikal di Paris mendadak dipanggil pulang ke negerinya. Ia berkata kepada kawannya, "Aku pulang untuk mati." Ia adalah Pastor Joseph Chmar Salas yang ditahbiskan menjadi uskup koajutor atas Vikariat Apostolik Phnom Penh pada 14 April 1975, tiga hari sebelum Khmer Rouge menguasai dan mengosongkan Phnom Penh. Uskup sebelumnya, Mgr… Continue reading Mencari Jejakmu : Kisah Gereja Katolik Kamboja
PS : Lignum Draco, thanks for writing about Cambodia for this week's challenge. When I visit Cambodia, I always find this Unusual foods : fried cricket, spider, small frog, scorpion, and the most surprising is fried snake.. wow.. Please don't ask me about the taste.. I am not brave enough to try them... LOL...
Independence Monument (left side) was built in 1958 to celebrate Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. And behind this monument is the newly bronze statue of King Norodom Sihanouk, which was inaugurated in October 2013. These two objects make A Good Match in the city centre of Phnom Penh.