Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... like vehicle which just happened to be built for the water. It was known as the 'tourist express boat'. The word 'express' was the only positive thing about it from what we could see. Onboard the boat was very cramped with minimal legroom and at capacity, held approximately 30 tourists. Kaz was under the impression that this boat was merely a half hour transfer to somewhere where we would be boarding the more expected individual speedboats however I could tell that this ...
... they'll do. And I bought some tiny oranges, which have 2 pips in each tiny segment so they're not really worth it and some under ripe bananas. Tonight went for dinner and then to a reggae rooftop bar, it was pretty quiet out so we didn't stay out that late. Came back to the hostel and played pool with the staff, bed at 1. Tomorrow were off to another city, this time in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh ...
... them are popular
thanks to the Asian propensity for looking the part without entirely
understanding what the part really is. The reality is that the roads
are terrible. Frequently highways vanish into ruts and potholes,
surfaces disappear and backstreets in the capital resemble unsurfaced
tracks. An offroad bike is a sensible choice.
Forest had been out for
two days and we headed to my old apartment building to collect her
and ride her back to mine for storage. She ...
... where the Tonle Sap river joins the mighty Mekong river on its journey south to Vietnam. Stunning!
We also visited Wat Batum (a wat is a Buddhist monastery temple), the Cambodia-Vietnam "Friendship" Monument celebrating the tenuous peace between the two countries, and the Independence Monument celebrating the end of 70 years of French colonial rule.
To escape the heat and ...