I have no idea where I left off. At the moment I am in Kaiser Medical facility in Menifee California. Menifee is approximately 60 miles north of dowtown San Diego. I was staying at a friend's house in San Diego, close to Mission Bay. Now I am at another friends. I am getting all my … Continue reading I am in California.
Chilly day at Ocean Beach in San Diego. But its the beautuful ocean!! Its a long story. I have to reread my blog to figure out where I left off!! Well I did leave Siem Reap. I really really loved Siem Reap. But the medical facilities were one really nice hospital to one government hospital … Continue reading Well I am back in San Diego, California!!
My friend spent maybe 10 days in government hospital in Surin. The family needed to hire nurse because care was very limited. It was reasonable $15 for 8 hours. But it was obvious this wasn't a place to stay. My friend Leon lives in Pattaya, Thailand about seven hours from Surin. His Thai friend Nan … Continue reading Update on friend in hospital in Surin, Thailand.
Wow this has been a trip and a half. Ambulance picked him up in Siem Reap to transport to hospital in Thailand close to border instead of going to Bangkok. First hospital wouldn't take him.
Well this fellow American I think I told you about was in expensive private hospital. And he needed physical therapy because he had a stroke a couldn't move his legs . Or talk. Or eat. So he was moved to a hospital in Surin, Thailand, which is about three hours away from Siem Reap, Cambodia. … Continue reading Continuing saga of medical in Cambodia
When I first arrived in Thailand we were in Bangkok. Big city. Lots of traffic. Lots of huge shopping complexes. I couldn't believe the shopping. I am from San Diego, California and we have nothing to compare. Probably compared to Manhattan. As many people as Manhattan. Amazing. They have lots of transportation. Trains. Taxis motorbikes. … Continue reading Bangkok is really big.
My American friend is still in private hospital in Siem Reap. I coordinated to have him transported to hospital in Thailand that would provide him with needed physical therapy due to his stroke. Still in hospital in Siem Reap as his family gathers enough money to pay the bill. Thousands of dollars. I am talking … Continue reading Medical emergency-Go to Thailand.
This is my tuk driver and his family. He invited me to their home for dinner one Sunday. Yesterday was Sunday and my third Sunday for dinner They don't have grandparents. I didn't ask, but they may have been lost under the KHMER rouge that killed thousands of Cambodians during their horrific take over in … Continue reading My adopted Cambodian family
Well my American friend that had a stroke and was in questionable hospital is now in private hospital. But the bills are in the thousand already. His family is panicking. They don't know what to do. He can't walk and to get him to Bangkok hospital will be thousands and thousands of dollars. Scary. I … Continue reading One american friend still in hospital. One Cambodian friend trying to get dad into hospital