Bacchus Guest House
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... any stress they may have had. It was a perfect beach day--hot and sunny--and we were looking forward to our first stop at Preus Island for some snorkeling, Cambodian Style.
Cambodian style snorkeling consists of using a 14 year old mask and snorkel used by probably 4,561 former tourists... We grabbed our masks wondering if we should even use them (especially after Eric's bout the previous day) but Lucky pulled out a jar of alcohol and ...
Today we Awoke in Phnom Penh with the thoughts of the genocide still imprinted in our minds. It's easy to see why the country has sometimes struggled to get its footing--it has hurt itself so deeply that you can still see the scars on the faces of its people.
The morning was a beautiful one and our hotel room was very small but we were very grateful for a safe place to stay. Eric went out ...
... it's was ridiculous the music was so good and the setting even better! Everyone crowded together on the beach to watch the sunrise before jumping back on the boats which took us back to Koh Rong. Had a little moment on the beach taking it all in, literally couldn't believe how good it was, couldn't have been anymore ...
... night. We saw people unloading and icing their catch. Many were involved in cleaning and icing squid. The pier had many gaps. We had been warned to watch our steps. The boats were somewhat rudimentary, and the people appeared to be relatively poor. They were friendly, however. They smiled and returned our greetings.
In summary: After the relatively prosperous Thailand, Cambodia’s poverty was a shock to the ...
... of the other hotels we've stayed at, the staff would have made such a fuss of the kids on our leaving that they would have found out where we were going, told us it wasn't open and given us advice on where to go instead. But, we weren't in Siem Reap anymore! We thought we'd walk some of the way, dejectedly, back to our place, alongside the Mekong river. It was quite a recreational area, with people playing ball games and doing outdoor exercise classes and it was pleasant for ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed