Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
We landed at around 11 am at the airport , got our visas and then head off into the main city . We got picked up by our volunteer headquaters with another girl who is Bianca . We went to the hotel and then traveled with her to the Russian Market . There was so many amazing things ! ...
... our tuk tuk down the bumpiest mud roads all the way to the killing fields. The place was surprisingly peaceful and pretty, there was a beautiful big memorial building in the middle and lots of butterflies, it contrasted so much to the history of the place. When you arrive you are given a headset and you follow a route through at your own pace listening to different facts and stories throughout, they really didn't try and sugar coat it ...
... Penh city, Cambodia after 1pm and were greeted by our guide who we asked to take us for lunch to a nearby restaurant. We got the chance to sample our first Cambodian food...a little different to Vietnamese...more curry than noodles, etc..perfect for our palette and a refreshing change from the last two weeks in Vietnam! The next part of our itinerary today involved flying to Siem Reab in Cambodia in preparation to visit the famous Angkor Wat temple tomorrow. However ...
... gave to one of the men on duty to place with the other remains. Areas where clothes and bones poking out of the sandy ground. Prior to 1975,Choeung Ek was an orchard and a Chinese cemetery-some of the old stonework is still there. Under the Khmer Rouge,the area became one of the infamous killing fields and is the site of the brutal executions of approximately 17,000 men,women and children,most of whom had first suffered through interrogation,torture and deprivation in the ...
... nice, very naturally sweet coffee
and he collected enough for all three of us.
We dropped off the bike
and played with Jason who was going a little mental to see me and
Steve at midday. He had grown a lot lately and I noticed it most when
I picked up Steve's dog, Bebe. They were roughly the same age and
size although Jason had carried on growing and left her a little
behind. She still felt light where Jason was getting chunky and
powerful. He was solid now, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service