Latest CNNGo.com "Say What? with mrbrown" column: Back to basics in Cambodia
Nothing makes you wish that the Internet was more mobile-friendly than when you're in a village in the middle of Cambodia with only your iPhone, a mobile sim-card and a spotty connection.
But I am here for some relief work in the villages which is more important than getting my data plan working. Still, this Singapore boy has a lot to learn about kampung living.
For one thing, my homestay has an outdoor toilet. Not a toilet down the hall from our room, mind you. No, sir.
It is located across from our wooden hut, requiring a walk over muddy ground (it has been raining on and off for the last few days).
The water in the loo is clean but not drinkable and has a funky metal smell. So every day, we brush our teeth with drinking water from a mineral water bottle. (cont'd)