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So after two days in Ho Chi Minh City, we decided to take a sleeper bus to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The journey was long, tiresome, and very bumpy thanks to the hundreds of potholes. Many of the locals work at the markets selling masses of seafood; fish, prawns, crabs, etc. But, they also sell live animals like chickens, cats, and puppies. I’m not used to this, so I found it quite uncomfortable. After the market, we went for an evening stroll along the Sisowath Quay. It was here we noticed a small Cambodian woman on the side of the road selling deep fried insects from a street food vendor. Intrigued, James and I walked over and mutually decided to buy two of her finest deep fried spiders. At first, I was hesitant. The spiders are sautΓ©ed in fresh chilli and garlic, but at the same time taste…