The Sanctuary Villa
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... like it too cold. Anyway, managed best we could.
After the assembly Chhay got an out of the blue message from Sam in Monash cong saying she was thinking of moving to Cambodia. Anyway, able to give her some information (albeit our circumstances are somewhat different), then she decided to come over to visit, she booked and then arrived on Cambodian soil. She stayed with us for three weeks and we realised that we are sadly inexperienced when dealing with ...
... knew another blowie had bitten the dust. I took a few shots of the hotel while I waited for my tuk tuk driver. Before leaving Australia I made contact with CCT, the Cambodian Children's Trust. They were featured on ABC's Australian Story. Started in 2003 by Tara Winkler, this is an Australian based charity organisation, registered NGO, helping to get homeless kids off the street and into foster homes and also provide schools to educate the kids. CCT's funding ...
... and vegetation growing over the tracks on the bridge. Some one has laid wooden planks down, so people can at least walk over the bridge and ride their motor bikes across. My guide told me they are talking of rebuilding the train lines so they will run from Thailand, down through Cambodia and connect with Vietnam. Apparently an Australian company is involved. As we drove further down the road we came across the span bridge, which helps link one side of the fishing ...
... up with tables and chairs and music. Saro explained it was the 100 day celebration. In Buddhism, a 100 days after a person dies they throw a big party to honour that person who died. We stopped at another house, this one was making sticky rice cooked in bamboo tubes. They gave me one to try, it was very nice. I also had a freshly squeezed sugar cane juice with ice, which was most welcome in this heat. Next stop was the Killing Well. This is where the Khemer ...
... tuk tuk and he took me to a different spot where you were able to clearly see the black line moving across the sky as the bats flew. It was soooo impressive. By this time it was getting late and the sun was setting and turning the sky pinky and purple. Just stunning. We then had the 45 minute ride home on the very bumpy Cambodian roads. That eve i then headed to Phnom Penh on the night bus - HA is all i have to say about that!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Sanctuary Villa Battambang
Fantastic hotel in a quiet part of the city near to river and city centre. Beautiful gardens, nice pool and incredibly helpful staff. The room is very modern, comfortable and contemporary decor. The Oh Yeah restaurant is wonderful we had a fantastic 4 course meal there, Khmer cooking at its best. Try the Tom Yum soup such refreshing flavours. We are loving the luxury here so much we are planning to stay here all morning tomorrow, just to soak it all up.
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