I am looking forward to returning home but am always a little sad to leave. Cambodia has definitely found a place in my heart but so has Saco. This afternoon I will depart for approximately 30 hours of travel and will be back in school Wednesday. Until then, here is a recap of the last couple of days.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Friday night we ate at a rooftop restaurant called Elephant and the views of the neighborhood we stay in were amazing. It was an interesting change in perspective from the familiarity I have acquired on the ground. Villa Langka is across from Wat Langka which is a Buddhist temple. The view of the Wat from above was lovely.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
We departed Villa Langka at 8 am for an almost 5 hour drive to Sihanouk Ville. Here we enjoyed the beach of the South China Sea.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
In the morning we met our current provincial and university students as well as a number of CASF alumni at Otres Beach and enjoyed a spectacular day together eating seafood that had been caught that morning (I ate whole squid for the first time and it was delicious and the prawns were amazing), learning how to swim, playing tag in the water and enjoying one another's company. There was so much laughter and joy. For me seeing so many girls see the sea for the first time is simply amazing. I love the community CASF has created amongst all of us. After, we retraced our long drive back to Phnom Penh.