Boddhi Tree Del Gusto
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... counted, and logged. We stood in their cells, a last home for so many, and read their false confessions & biographies. The weather mirrored the day's tone, engulfing the sky in darkness, and emptying down buckets of rain. After this somber day, we were dropped off by our TukTuk driver whom we had hired for the day, and wandered off to find some street food. The guys bought a whole chicken, which dissolved in their mouths almost instantly. Heather ...
... for 50 dollars per scarf! We were given dinner by the family and a coconut for drinking, and more fruit.
We also visited some temples after lunch en route, and cycled across another ferry, this time a much smaller very basic wooden boat with only a few locals on board.
All in all it was a fantastic day out, very hot and we cycled approx 20-25km. We had a great time meeting the local people.
... motorbike. I noticed there were police pulling over motorists for various reasons. I also noticed my tuk tuk driver's motor bike was sound very sick, the engine stuttering and stalling. Then all of a sudden the cops pulled over my tuk tuk driver and was going to give him a ticket for not wearing a helmet. It wasn't a good start. He pleaded with them, saying he had a sick motorbike, etc. They let him go. But when we pulled up at the Wat Phon temple I told him his bike ...
... The tourist industry is well developed and one gets the sense that anything and I mean anything is available and one simply has to ask for it. Many people speak some English in the capital so it pretty easy to get around.
Finally- my first impression of Cambodia is that it is a very inexpensive country to visit. A little buys a lot! Our ...
... You don't get burgled once
in Cambodia, you get targeted. It happened to Steve in the most
unfortunate way imaginable. He was living in a very nice flat,
costing a little too much if the truth be told but just about worth
it because the décor was nice, modern and clean. He had security at
night but none during the day. He had a phone call one afternoon from
his girlfriend telling him that her bike had been taken. She had a
Honda Dream, a very sought after bike. ...