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There is nothing bad to say about this place-amazing rooms, bar, staff, place, location!
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Let me just explain for the benefit of Sally B, we do have money to last us to come home, we are able to feed ourselves and see some sights and sleep in a bed (that we share and may be small) so please don't worry, Jos loves an over exaggeration!
We arrived in this lovely country (by bus of course) for the first time …
... sorting out our visa requests immediately at the front desk and booking on for our activity the following day. My stomach had continued to veg worse so I opted to stay in whole Greg and mom went to the hotel-recommended 'Mother-in-Laws' restaurant, which wasn't great and was more expensive than other places we'd been in Cambodia. They also found a decent supermarket and picked up some groceries, including some cheese ...
... memorial museums that either of us has been to.
2. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - Security Prison 21 (S-21) was originally a high school until the Khmer Rouge turned it into one of the most notorious detention centers. Prisoners included soldiers, government officials, academics and monks. The Khmer Rouge's documentation was very precise and because of this, photos of every prisoner and their executions line the walls of the prison. Needless to ...
... br> My first lesson I arrived
at very slightly late because I had reached a point where I just
didn't really care any more. The staff didn't care, the kids didn't
want to learn and I just wanted to find another job. The lessons went
ok, not great but not leaving me ready to kill anything, including
myself. My morning learners were the usual waste of an hour but I was
coming to terms with the fact that they were just not worth it and
would probably grow up to ...
... Stevie who had lived through the Khmer Rouge revolution. She had lost her sister, brother & father during the killings and at first became a little quiet and upset. But she said she loved her job as she felt it was necessary to do her family proud.
We learnt a lot from S21. We ventured through the classrooms that had been turned into prison cells. We seen beds that had been used to tie prisoners to. We also got to meet 1 of the only 2 survivors left ...