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  • 00:10

    The Classic Khmer Adventure On Wheels-Cambodia's Bamboo Train

    in Travel

    I was staying in Battambang, Cambodia. While I was there I had to visit one of the area’s most famous attractions, the bamboo train. The bamboo train gets it’s name from the  bamboo deck or floorboard used that rests on top of the wheels that can transport anything from chickens and rice to people. In Khmer it’s called a Lorry and has been used since the Khmer Rouge shutdown of most regular train service in the country.  

    The Bamboo Train Station. Now where is the first class lounge? I could use a bloody mary about right now! Waiter?  Actually the place is quite charming and surprisingly not touristy feeling at all. At least not at the starting point in O Dambong, about 4 km from Battambang.

    The bamboo train solves the biggest problem of a single track train line. What do you do when two trains meet from opposite directions? In the case of the bamboo train? Simple-move one off the track. This experience alone makes this one of the world’s all time great train rides.

    A little heavy on the photo gear I know but I’m a one man show right now.

    Farewells from the departure crew and we’re off. 

    The bamboo train was not the first flatbed type service in Cambodia. During the civil war of the 80’s and 90’s flatbed trains were used as mine sweepers ahead of the rest of the train. Service was free, risky but popular. 

    And here we go about 3 minutes into the ride and our first stop. Wow, now that’s taking service station to the next level. The first lorries or bamboo trains were actually hand driven with a pole, kind of like an Italian gondola. Small motorcycle or tractor engines, like this one were added later. The wheels? They’re actually from abandoned tanks! Yes get your ass off the deck so I can do my job, thank you! Excerpts from "Great Train Rides Of The World-Cambodia's Bamboo Train".

  • 00:31

    All The Rage , August 29 2015

    in Entertainment

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    Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

    Steve Jobs

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    Booted from 'Celebrity Big Brother'

    Over Hitler Rant

    Celebrity TV Judge Joe Brown turns himself into Memphis jail

    Lucy Liu Welcomes a Son


  • 02:33

    English Defence League Radio ~ Siege in Calais

    in Politics Conservative

    " Islamic migrants are scrambling into unattended lorry cabs and fighting drivers who force them out of their trailers: Shocking videos reveal the dangers faced by truckers running the gauntlet at Calais."

    Tesco makes an oopsie...

    Welcome to The English Defence League Radio Show with your Host, Geoff Mitchell, and Co-Host/Producer ~ and Wingman ~  Kel Fritzi. We are joined by Dave Milner of the Unpleasant Blind Guy.

    The English Defence Radio Show is the place where we aren’t afraid to discuss the issues that the newspapers, TV and radio won’t touch. This is the place where you will hear the honest truths, and can join in discussions about the facts, not the polished and anonymous half-truth that the authorities and MSM publish to throw you into a state of complacency.

    This Radio Show is the Official Program for the English Defence League, so you will find the same honesty and direct approach that you have come to expect from us. EDL supporters, this is your platform, the show is your voice.

    Come and join us Fridays and Sundays at 8:30PM BST, 3:30PM EDT. Your voice is welcome too. 


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    "All That is necessary for Evil to Prevail Is that good men do nothing" ~ Edmond Burke

  • 00:31

    Battlefield in the mind/Jezebel in the church?

    in Christianity

    Lorry Buehler, is a friend and intercessor to Pastors and Missionaries around the globe. Listen as she joins hosts Kathryn MacDonald and Pastor Ed Brodrick sharing her incredible journey of discovery of error and witchcraft in the local church.

    Lover covers a multitude of sin,but the truth will make you free!

  • 00:30

    In The Crease Episode 53

    in Sports

    Today Erin and Heather pay special tribute to "Hockey In The Desert" by sitting down with Lorry Matthews, hockey mom and proud supporter to discuss the Phoenix Nights, playoffs, HITD, and much more. The girls will also recap the trade deadline, Erin and her newfound love for juice cleanses, HeatherJosieMoore.com, why Heather has given her bra the boot (you're welcome boys), and tons more. You don't want to miss it. 



  • 03:06

    Our Corrupted "Grand Juries"

    in Politics

    Our Corrupted Grand Juries.

    We have a stellar lineup tonight to help us understand how the Grand Jury system has been turned from “The Peoples' Jury”, one that stood between the people and government tyranny into a rubber stamp at under the control of the government.

      The danger to our liberty can not be overstated for the Jury- Grand or Trial is the base apon all others stand. Destroy it and we are again Subjects instead of a free people with inalienable rights.

     Tonight we have as guests:

     Dr. Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D. Attorney and Founder, Fair Procedure Initiative, and nationally recognized criminologist, legal scholar and civil liberties activist. He is the only lawyer in the history of the U.S. 8th Circuit to ever overturn a conviction on venue grounds. Roots’ legal scholarship has been cited in the Harvard Law Review and the Yale Law Journal and been relied on by courts across the United States.

    Kelly Z. Mordecai  Author of, “The Hidden 4th Branch: A Corrupt Government's Worst Nightmare”.

    We will also discuss, The Fully Informed Jury or as some call it, Jury Nullification and how the individual can make a difference.

    Co-Hosting with me, Chuck (Smithfix) Smith, is Lorri Anderson, Blogger and internet researcher who has been often featured on “The Freedom Outpost” and other well-known forums.

    Join us and learn something, or when we open the line chime in your input or questions are welcome. You can listen on your phone or speak to the Hosts and guests at: 619-924-0883.


  • 02:02

    Sunday Rescue-Fighting Puppy Mills

    in Pets

    National Mill Dog Rescue, Best Friends Animal Society, and Citizens Against Puppy Mills join us in a roundtable discussion about Puppy mills and, puppy mill rescue, puppy mill investigations, and restricting the retail sale of dogs.
    Guests include Elizabeth Oreck, Puppy Initiatives, Best Friends Animal Society, Dr Franklin McMillin, Best Friends Animal Society, Theresa Strader at National Mill Dog Rescue, Lorry Schlick  Founder & President of the NYS Citizens Against Puppy Mills, and a representtive of United Against Puppy Mills. Please visit our web site for complete bios of each guest www.petradioshow.com
    Learn what you can do to help end puppy mills and the retail sale of dogs. Join in the conversation.

  • 00:10

    Meet the NCCHC Board of Director's Chair, Judith Robbins

    in Health

    Judith Robbins, LCSW, CCHP-A, has become chair of the NCCHC board of directors. Her term began Oct. 21. Robbins is the liaison to the National Association of Social Workers on the board. She is particularly interested in juvenile health care and for 12 years directed Yale Medical School's juvenile detention mental health program, overseeing mental health services for eight juvenile detention sites in Connecticut.

  • 00:08

    Hunger Games

    in Health

    Jeff Keller, a Board Certified Emergency Physician and Medical Director for several jails in Idaho talks about his upcoming session at the National Conference on Correctional Health Care, October 20-24 in Las Vegas. His blog is found at jailmedicine.com

  • 00:07

    Transgender Patients in the Correctional Setting

    in Health

    Dr Edith Lederman, Commander in the US Public Health Service, a board certified internist and infectious disease specialist, discusses her session for the National Conference on Correctional Health Care, October 20-24, 2012, in Las Vegas, NV.

  • 00:08

    Sexual Boundary Violations in Professional Relationships

    in Health

    Cindy Peternelj-Taylor, RN, BScN, MSc, DF-LAFN , Professor, University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing and Editor of the Journal of Forensic Nursing talks about her session: Sexual boundary violations in professional helping relationships: What correctional clinicians need to know. She presents this information during the National Conference on Correctional Health Care, October 20-24 in Las Vegas.