Simon's II Guesthouse
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... it is fixed for the same 23-reign prime minister to always win. The previous King's son ran against him in the 90s, won and only weeks later was overthrown by the current government. Many neighbouring countries have tried to help and intervene in teh democratic process, and Visal is hopeful that Japan will be able to monitor the next election process. I guess not all travel is sexy travel. But that's the reason I do it, right? To learn more about the world than I could ever ...
... the way, they were beautiful and so greatful. When I approached one kid and his sister on their bike, he tried getting off his bike but kind of stacked it, I felt really bad but there were no tears or injuries so all was ok...they are built tough over here.
So it was dirty hot fun on the bike and would highly recommended Blazing Trails to anyone seeking some adventure in Cambodia.
Instead of going back to our hotel we all got dropped off at ...
... great. Gemma went for a traditional Khmer chicken curry which she enjoyed, I went for hokkein duck noodles which wasn't too bad. After dinner we sat n chilled drinking our beers before going a walk along the river and checking out the stunning royal palace. We thought we'd have one more drink before we head so went to a rooftop bar for a beer. We were just about to leave when a Cambodian man asked us to join his group to celebrate the last day of Khmer new year. ...
... br> Anyone reading my previous
tales of misadventure will know that my journey to Asia was made
overland on a motorcycle with a friend. Once arrived in Thailand my
girlfriend caught me up and I planned to get engaged.
The tale of what happened
between getting engaged in Thailand and living with a completely
different girl in Cambodia is one also fraught with minor adventure,
corruption and various layers upon layers of stupidity that finally
become too much ...
... went back to bed.
I managed to sleep for
another two hours which certainly made me feel a lot better but still
not right. I sent Saiem out for drugs which you simply buy over the
counter here, no need for a doctor or prescription. Of course, this
is a double edged sword as a friend of mine had once been given dog
worming tablets for a headache. Cambodia is a place where you stand
on your own two feet. You can't expect someone to do anything for