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November 2016 Charity Ride

For the second year running Paleriders – Cambodia ran a charity ride for the Jesus School in Phnom Penh. The school was founded in 2002 by Pastor Meng Aun Hour after he visited the Thnot Chrum rubbish dump. He had a vision of creating a school nearby to educate the children of the dump workers … Continue reading »

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Cape to Kalahari Ride – July 2016

I recently did a 16 day Cape to Kalahari ride with RideDownSouth Motorcycle Tours, based in Capetown. It was actually the first time I’ve been on a ride organised by someone else, having run them for years for a group of mates in Australia and more recently as a sideline business in Cambodia. Africa wasn’t … Continue reading »

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Paleriders Charity Tour – November 18th to December 3rd 2016

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Paleriders tour – December 29th 2014 to January 12th 2015

In January 2014 I was contacted by Bill McCallum, whom I’d previously worked with at Phu Kham Copper Mine in Laos. He was interested in doing a tour with a group of friends at the end of the year so over the next 6 months we developed an itinerary that suited the group. The tour … Continue reading »

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Paleriders tour – September 22nd to 29th 2013

This tour came about through catching up with a school friend, Kirschty Birt, on Facebook. Kirschty and I went to high school together but we hadn’t seen each other for about 35 years. She asked me in February if I’d be interested in helping plan a holiday in Cambodia and Laos for her and a … Continue reading »

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Paleriders tour – May 27th to June 3rd 2013

It’s been a while since I posted anything on my blog but I’ve got a bit to write about since the last tour. I was fortunate to have a couple of workmates interested in doing a Paleriders tour, so after months of talking about it the day finally arrived. I flew into Phnom Penh from … Continue reading »

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School at Samroeng Village Pagoda

For some time Paleriders – Cambodia has been supporting our local village pagoda with their building fund. The pagoda is a work in progress, as money comes in a bit more work gets completed. Recently though, work started on a schoolroom and we decided to get involved in the project. Originally there was a big, … Continue reading »

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Latest update on Paleriders School

On my last trip to Baray, in January, I was able to have a toilet built at the school at Chuuk Ksach Pagoda. Two generous donors, one in Laos and one in Australia, had given me $400 to put towards the project. On my next trip home I’ll get a well put in, and buy … Continue reading »

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Paleriders School is now open!

Finally the Paleriders School is finished. We had a small opening ceremony on December 5, attended by children, parents and village elders. Monks came and blessed the school, then everyone shared a meal of Khmer noodles and fish.  Next part of this project is to construct a toilet block, we will start on that in … Continue reading »

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Paleriders School Update

It has been quite a mission getting a small school built in a village close to where I live in Cambodia. I was approached by the people who built my house back in June 2011, and asked if I could help them get money to build a school. I went and had a look at … Continue reading »

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