Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia, a Southeast Asian country with a population of 15 million. Founded in 1434, Phnom Penh sits on the banks of the Tonlé Sap and Mekong Rivers. The city is rich in culture, tradition and history. Phnom Penh is a developing city at the center of a developing nation and is thus a very challenging environment for wheelchair users.
My 2016 trip to Cambodia was made possible with the development of the innovative, wheelchair accessible Mobilituk. I also accepted an invitation to give a talk about accessible tourism to disability advocates and travel professionals in Phnom Penh. It didn’t take long for [...]