Sites in Phnom Penh

What did we do while we were in Phnom Penh?

We started at the market of course you have to go shopping. We went to Chinese Noodles for lunch, then we spent some time at the pool. We met the Patersons for a Cambodian dinner. Then we went to the Night Market to see how it sells almost exactly the same things it sells in China.  Here is a quick video for you to watch.

Our second day we visited the Killing Fields. It was an amazingly sad yet peaceful area. Then we decided to eat at a Korean restaurant that was great. Margaret almost likes it as much as sushi and Frank loves meat. After lunch Rob had a great idea to walk home – in the Cambodia heat – on a railroad track.  I am so glad, it is part of Cambodia we might not have seen and Matt wanted to try all the street food.  We also had dinner by the pool with the Codys, Tobins, Patersons, and Crawfords. It was so good to be around friends.


About toniobarton

Toni Olivieri-Barton has been teaching 21st Century Skills to adults and children for over 20 years. She has worked in the education field for the last 10 years. She currently is a Director of Global and Tech Integration at Fountain Valley School. Her last job was as a librarian/media specialist and IB Coordinator at Woodmen-Roberts Elementary School in Colorado Springs. She facilitated all 2nd through 5th graders to have an opportunity to flatten their learning by connecting with students from around the world. Previously, she worked in Shanghai, China as technology coordinator at Shanghai Community International School. During the past 10 years Toni has assisted three school districts with staff development. In 2016, Toni was also featured in the book “The Global Collaborator” by Julie Lindsay. In 2011 she won an ISTE Award in On-Line Learning. Toni holds a BA in Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Toni finished her Master's in Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado. As a Flat Classroom Certified Teacher, Edmodo Ambassador and Certified Trainer, and Graphite Certified Educator, Toni has brought global collaboration projects to her new school. She has also maintains a blog about technology integration. She will continue to bring her global collaboration experience to wherever her future takes her. In her spare time, Toni likes to hike, read, quilt and practice yoga.
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2 Responses to Sites in Phnom Penh

  1. Debra Reiter says:

    After lunch……………………. WHAT?

  2. murcha says:

    Hi Toni, I see that we share similar interests! My husband and I love travelling as well. In September last year we spent three nights in Phnom Penh as we got cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur where we were visiting friends. Unfortunately, we chose the three days of holidays for one of the Buddhist festivals. This meant that most people were out from the into the villages visiting family members and that many restaurants were shut and some tourist attractions were closed. However, we were able to see some of the celebrations that went with it. The killing fields will leave a lasting impression on us.
    The food was great and we enjoyed eating at restaurants (that were open) along the river. We want to go back one day and visit Angkor Watt.

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