American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Cam Nivag » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:10 pm

I haven’t been to Syria or Yemen. I’ve been to the rest.
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Post by that genius » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:23 pm

Wow.

Kind of envy you.

Syria is lovely this time of year...bit foggy at times, but what the hell

Which country would you choose to live in, out of all of those, and why? Separate thread?
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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by prahocalypse now » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:34 pm

Randolphgb wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:37 am
How did he contract dysentery?
In a shithole country.
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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by that genius » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:40 pm

He may have contracted it outside of Cambodia.

What is the typical timeline for dysentery?

Just surprised no one has mentioned he's not American, obviously French/Swiss/N. Italian origin.

Oh, but he's white...
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Post by Username Taken » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:42 pm

He has a US passport. See the OP.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Post by that genius » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:45 pm

Sure, but I remember an Arabic/Indian (?) guy who was mentioned and some KKK-mentality guy saying he couldn't be French?
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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by timmydownawell » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:12 pm

Duncan wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:40 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:24 am
a interesting fb group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/everypassportstamp/
For serious travelers chasing every country in world. Discussions to make it possible. Friends to share the journey.
Love reading about how many are still chasing the stamps of every country

and then lose their passport.
Did he lose it though? He might have run out of blank pages and got an emergency/temporary one to see out his travels...
No matter how much it rains, the dirt never washes away.
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Post by that genius » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:35 pm

dysinteresting question
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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:39 pm

went to Syria back in 1975, saw "Electra Glide in Blue" at a move theater in Damascus
thats all i recall, other than it was dam cold and was on my way to Turkey an the far east.
He might have run out of blank pages and got an emergency/temporary one to see out his travels...
Doubt it, they would have just issued him a new 52 page one, there only $110 and take less than 10 days
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Re: American Tourist ROSS WESTCOTT CHAGNON Dies of Dysentery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Randolphgb » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:29 pm

Beerinthemorning wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:57 am
Randolphgb wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:37 am
How did he contract dysentery?
typhoid and dysentery have been and endemic since the 1990s.

they are trying to keep a sqeaky clean image of KoW whilst we all know most of the disease is in that country, included NO 1 rabies death on earth and also no one unofficial suicide rate .

as thailand has the most dangerous roads.

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