Spring 2010

February 8, 2010

Textile Factory Field Trip

Monday afternoon we heard about the textile industry from Anne Ziebarth, a legal consultant for Better Factories Cambodia, an organization that monitors working conditions for textile factories…

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February 8, 2010

Trip to Kep and Rabbit Island

Over the weekend, we had our final group trip/exploration to Rabbit Island off the southwestern coast of Cambodia. It was a 3 1/2-hour trek by bus, so…

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February 2, 2010

Adventure to Kampong Phluck

Among the most memorable parts of the Siem Reap field trip was Saturday’s grand adventure to Kampong Phluck, a village built on 20-foot stilts right along the…

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February 2, 2010

Visiting Angkor Wat

One of the highlights of the SST Cambodia experience is visiting the ancient temples of the Angkor Wat temple complex, the subject of much academic study and…

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February 2, 2010

Skuon and Siem Reap

Given the zestiness of the Siem Reap field trip, we’ll post three different blogs about that experience. This first blog includes photos of Skuon, the spider village…

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February 1, 2010

Day-to-Day Life in Phnom Penh

This is the first of four blogs we’ll post in the next 24 hours, so please watch for additional updates related to our weekend trip to Siem…

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January 26, 2010

Khmer Rouge Week

This is the fifth of five catch-up blogs, and the last blog we will post until next week. We leave for Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Thursday…

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January 26, 2010

This is the fourth of five catch-up posts after the crash of the GC website two weeks ago. One more yet to come this evening. Our second…

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January 26, 2010

This is the third of four SST Cambodia catch-up blogs following the crash of the GC website two weeks ago. One more will come Tuesday evening (in…

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January 26, 2010

This is the second of four new blog entries (being posted over a 24-hour period), catching up chronologically with the intial days of the SST Cambodia group….

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