Golden TaKeo Guesthouse
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- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Our hotel, the Golden Takeo, had a 3rd floor roof top restaurant looking out on the neighborhood, at about the height of palm trees. Some new hotels were taller but mostly we looked down on corrugated roofs, tree tops, and gravel lanes. Children laughed and yelled. Motorbikes whined, frogs of some sort called at times and an occasional dog barked. …
Another warm day saw us on the road with our hotel taxi driver off to the Silk Farm by 9am. Set up in 1995 it is a community project employing over 1000 locals. They are trained for six months then join the workforce in weaving, silk manufacture, carving, jewellery and other artisan projects. We had a tour of the silk farm and weaving complex - fascinating! Photos tell the story, then bought some gifts in their shop. ...
... temple then, Banteay Srei, known as the Women's Temple. It's famous for the intricate carvings on nearly every wall, many of which are of female deities, hence the name. Two more smaller temples, Eastern Mebon and Pre Rup, followed this one before we called it a day. They'll be remembered for their fantastically elaborate carvings, steep stair climbs and the stone elephants guarding the four corners of Eastern Mebon.
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... and handing out these cute flower pens. The music was also already incredibly loud! We got seated and after a little while started getting served food. It was seven courses, and there was loooots of beer drinking! We'd heard it was prestigious to have barangs at a wedding party, but we mostly just felt like we stuck out like sore thumbs at first. There was a lot of staring, but we ...
... of beers and just a few friends it would be amazing, although might go against the whole religious thing they have going on. As Joe pointed out, it would be perfect for paintball! These are just a few ideas for the Cambodian tourist board, I have plenty more so get in touch! I'm not putting any proper pictures of Angkor Wat up, there's probably 12 million on the internet already. I've ranted enough now, feel a lot better. Back to Hanoi on Tuesday, gotta start making some coin! ...