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Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... last night on Serendipity, my first 3 nights were out on Otres Beach, a nice quiet strip further out, quite remote really. I had a bungalow right on the beach with a porch, it was actually an old converted boat. I spent 2 nights there, one day of sun bathing and two nights of fantastic lightening storms! That's funny to anyone who knows how **** scared of lightening I am :-) My third night I went over the road back from the beach to a cheap dorm guesthouse as I thought ...
... after a while and we realize that they're not trying to be rude or sly, they're just trying to bring home money to their families, which is very unfortunate since these little children are up late at night selling and then have to go to school early the next morning. We definitely saw how this part of their culture effects the little children in a negative way, but they always did it with a smile, almost ...
... to teaching as the pay is very poor.
We went to the island of Ouknhaten in the afternoon and visited the local school where three teachers are in charge of 295 children. The class we saw had grade three and grade six students together. The grade six students will sit national exams in a few weeks to move into the next stage of education. When it comes to tertiary education, students ...
... They smiled happily, hopefully a good
After that I got some
coffee and did some work on my laptop until 2pm when I was back to
The afternoon passed
quickly, I only had two classes and neither were difficult.
I got out of work feeling
horrible. I was tired, my muscles were sore and I wanted nothing more
than to go home and go straight to bed.
Sadly, my bike had other
plans. I rode up the back roads when suddenly the clutch ...
... paradise is not a bad place for a hangover! The next day we bid a sad farewell to the island and embarked on the long drive up to Phnom Penh. On arriving, we decided to go for a wander down the riverfront to get a feel for the capital. There was a real buzz about the place with everyone milling around chatting, dancing, doing street aerobics, playing hopscotch and basking in the sun. Passing the madly colourful night market and stunning Royal Palace also made for great ...