A Market Adventure

A Canadian in Cambodia

This week we broke tradition.  We did not watch the sun set behind the Royal Palace as we have done every single Saturday for the past two weeks.  Perhaps it was only meant to be a bi-weekly tradition.  Regardless, there are other inexpensive ways to spend a weekend in Phnom Penh.  For example, you could take a tuk-tuk to every major market while looking for rocks and ingredients for incense.

Outside Russian Market Outside Russian Market

Buying some grapes. Buying some grapes.

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Jack fruit Jack fruit

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Many delicious meals, all for around a dollar. Many delicious meals, all for around a dollar.

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Tiny little oyster-like things for sale. Tiny little oyster-like things for sale.

A lady selling roasted corn on the cob. A lady selling roasted corn on the cob.

Suckling pigs for sale Suckling pigs for sale

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Traditional medicine shop Traditional medicine shop

A street near Orussey Market A street near Orussey Market

I smashed open a coconut that I had bought to drink. I smashed open a coconut that I had bought to drink.

Hanna's meditating. Hanna’s meditating.

Super Mojito - dried roses, fresh apple mint, lime, lemongrass, sugar, gin, and water. Super Mojito – dried roses, fresh apple mint, lime, lemongrass, sugar, gin, and water.

Hanna found her quartz, Robert found sage, Alice found earrings, and…

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