Hope & Anchor

213 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia | Hotel
 

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Goodbye Laos - Hello Cambodia

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne

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... of whom had been on our flight which had originated in Hanoi and was going to Ho Chi Minh City through Vientiane and Phnom Penh, as you do. These folks had been on a Travel Indochina tour in Vietnam which was finishing up in Cambodia. We would meet up with one other person at the hotel. There are now 8 on the tour (6 Aussies and us) plus a kiwi guide, a driver and a local guide. This is a really good number.

After checking into the hotel 4 of us decided ...

The Killing Fields

A travel blog entry by rmmcfall

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Our day yesterday started off well. A cheeky sleep-in, and a breakfast downstairs at our hostel. I ordered an omelette with bread, and an ice coffee with sweet milk (how the Khmers like it). The dinner-plate sized omelette came out with an entire loaf of French bread on the side. This feast cost me $2.50. It was as delicious as it sounds. After breakfast we joined some previously-made friends, and TukTukked our way out of the city toward Cheong Uk, ...

Cycling through Cambodian countryside

A travel blog entry by nikki.yates86

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Today we were heading out on a cycling tour with a guide to the countryside to escape the city rush, we had been warned by our tuktuk driver the day before not to cycle due to dangerous motorbike riders but we ignored him as we love cycling, and love countryside and very glad we didn't listen to him!

We used a company called adventure cambodia, it was a little pricey by cambodian standards but we got our ...

Phnom Penh - Big Ants, Eel and The Killing Fields

A travel blog entry by lisaptraveller

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... into a museum dedicated to those that were held captive here and tortured. It was believed that during the regime from 1975 to 1979 over 17,000 people were held here. The Khmer Rouge had an ideology of a revolution that would make Cambodia great. This ideology had no place for education, creativity, art or individualism, therefore turning places of education and religion into places of torture. This site under the Khmer Rouge was known as S-21 (security prison 21) and many of ...

Idealistic Extermination

A travel blog entry by kvolsky

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... guide at the site was alive during the time of the take over and can give you their first hand accounts of what it was like

After touring the prison it was time to move onto the killing fields. After an hour long tuk-tuk journey through small rural streets we arrive. The site provides an audio guide to explain what you are looking at. As you enter you are met by a giant mausoleum containing the bones of men, women ...

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This hotel, located on 213 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, is near Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Silver Pagoda, Independence Monument, and NagaWorld Casino.
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