My 10 months in Cambodia

Nagu lubatud, kirjutan veidi oma 10st kuust, mis veetsin elades Phnom Penhis, Kambodža pealinnas. Paljud ilmselt teavad, aga kindlasti on ka paljusid, kes ei tea miks ja kuidas ma sinna kaugesse eksootilisse riiki üldse sattusin. Magistriõpingute ajal Leideni Ülikoolis Hollandis otsustasin, et tore oleks oma teoreetilised teadmised kuskil praktikasse panna ja Kagu-Aasia tundus ideaalne paik, kus seda teha. Kõik läks plaanipäraselt, pratikakoht oli olemas ja 21 Juuli 2015 maandus meie lennuk Phnom Penhis.

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“How soon can you fly to your home country?”

20 May 2016 – this day started like an ordinary day, until I got up from bed and felt a massive pain in my chest. I did not think much of it immediately and decided to still go for a 45-minute run at a local gym before going to my internship. The pain continued the whole morning and it was clear by lunchtime that it will not go away by itself and I should probably go and see a doctor. Strong girl as I am, through pain and tears I rode my bicycle back home, took my boyfriend along and went to the hospital. Continue reading