A Holiday Jaunt!

Loading the truck

This morning I had mass at the Salesian Girls Vocational Training School at 6:15 AM.  There were only four girls with the sisters; the rest had gone home for the Christmas break.  But when I came out, Fr. Luca (standing) was loading his pickup truck with overnight bags for fifteen of the young women who were going to his parish center in Kampong Cham for the weekend.  The bed of the pickup was half full of boxes and belongings and at least ten of the girls also had to sit back there so the rest of their stuff was going up on top of the cab, wrapped in the green tarp and tied with ropes.  Just a normal ride in Cambodia, and not as crowded and difficult as most!