Getting our feet wet

Words cannot express how much the Protheros have helped us ‘land’ in Phnom Penh. Bread & jam, cups of tea, Royal D, all-night fans, Tiger Balm (a pungent mosquito repellent & bite itch reducer) and SWIMMING!

We’ve now moved into our own place… but a heavy rainstorm means walking back through floodwater, in a country where sanitation and litter collection are… very basic. Win some, lose some. 🙂

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Rainy season in Phnom Penh.



Off to Cambodia

We’re off! After months of deliberation, planning, packing, and preparing the house for our lovely new tenants, it’s time to say farewell to Blighty.

A short train ride to London then two fairly long flights and we’ll be in Cambodia. It’s actually happening!

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Thanks Andy Beverley for driving us to Leeds train station in the school minibus.
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Everything in order? Let’s GO! 

Train ride to London:

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At Heathrow Airport

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Tom relaxing waiting for his plane.
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Ready to board China Eastern flight MU552.
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Why are we waiting?
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WE KRASH – let’s hope we don’t!