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TravelPod Member ReviewsNew Bequest Angkor Hotel Siem Reap
Surtout bien situé, cet hôtel moderne possède toutes les qualités nécessaire pour un merveilleux séjour à Siem Reap. Une bonne bière froide sur le balcon du 2ième en fin d'après-midi, et la détente est au rendez-vous...
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Needless to say Erik and I were VERY happy to make it to Cambodia. We couldn't help but feel Bangkok was a little overwhelming and surprisingly difficult to navigate, given that we were staying in a very touristy/backpacking area. We did get a chance to witness the protest movement (all was very peaceful) and ventured into Chinatown where we had …
... bathroom but thankfully some of the girls let me use their private bathroom with a hot shower to be honest, the dorm rooms are very basic but at least we have bunk beds, a step up from the mattress on the floor back at the volunteer house. After everyone had settled in it had already gone past midnight so most people went to sleep and some stayed up to watch the football match. On Saturday we all met at 9 am and went to a little ...
The corruption also happens right down at the low levels – the children selling trinkets at the temples and the people inside the temples handing out incense candles for money give the temple police kickbacks. (A policeman at one temple even offered to sell us his police badge!!)
But generally we found the Cambodian people we came into contact with kind and gentle and just looking to earn the ...
... a ride. Motos are actually pretty
confortable and kind of fun; passengers get a breeze and have a front row seat
to the traffic maelstrom. Some motos have more pep than others, as we realized
when we hired a rather under-powered model for a long day in and around Angkor
Wat. We got a good look at the countryside as we putted by, and I involuntarily
made peddling motions as we struggled up a few gradual hills.
... 1186. This temple -- made famous because the Tomb Raider movie was shot there -- was by far our favorite. While the structure itself is obviously far less impressive than Angkor Wat, it is overrun with spectacular trees that have taken over the structure, looking like squid attacking submarines in old sci-fi flicks, squeezing the life out of the structure as the jungle reclaims the land. Just gorgeous and ...