Raising Cambodia….one truck at a time.

We have started on plans for the shelter on our land. First step – 20 trucks of dirt at $20 per truck. We did this ostensibly to raise the pad where the Kajok ( picnic hut ) will go by around a metre giving nice views of the surrounding paddocks.There was a bit of argy bargy when it came time to finalising the actual cost of the dirt including the bulldozing to flatten it out. This is usual over here in Cambodia . ” oh we didn’t realise it was so far /so hard / so hot / so many trees to get around/ so this / so that “…. I simply tell them we agreed to a price for a job and if they want their money……finish the job.


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