My story about the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Cambodia was originally published in The Toronto Star in April 2012. At the time, the trials for four senior Khmer Rouge leaders were underway. Last week on August 7th, 2014 – 35 years after nearly 2 million people were murdered – two were convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison. If you are travelling to Cambodia, please visit the museum and the Killing Fields. Here’s why. Continue reading Facing the Cambodian Genocide
One hundred years of solitude? How about 453. Baracoa, a town near the eastern tip of Cuba in Guantánamo province, was cut off from the rest of the island for 453 years. Now as Cuba begins to open up to the world, a look at this unique isolated little town.
This story was originally published in The Toronto Star on 13 March 2012. Continue reading Baracoa, Cuba – Wildly weird and wonderful
MT. DESERT ISLAND, MAINE — A charming smile helps, when trying to get onto a lobster boat. That, and a bottle of Jack Daniel’s. This winning combination is how I found myself on the Linda Sea out on the Atlantic one fine September day, clumsily trying to put elastic bands on lobsters. Continue reading Of Lobsters and Men in Maine
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I’m a Canadian writer & photographer living in Laos and Vietnam. So Many Miles is about diving in, discovering and creating a narrative about the world, one story and adventure at a time.
Cindy is currently in Vietnam