Bambu Battambang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Battambang
... were "fishing" in what appeared to us to be a mud hole. She was sitting in the mud & picking the fish out & putting them in a bucket. Next stop was another temple at the top of a hill, we got a lift on a motorbike to the top. The view was great but nearby was a killing cave. The Khmer Rouge used to take people up there & kill them by pushing them into the cave from a great height. Back down the hill again to the bat cave. Thousands & thousands of bats make ...
... of interesting shops with the great night market at it's centre, which although quite touristy is really friendly, full of great gifts and clothes, and is hassle free. The people were friendly, the bars were happy places and the food excellent! The hotel we stayed in was lovely and we have never had such excellent and welcoming service, so much so they even gave us a scarf when we left as a present, at $16 a night they went above and beyond, with ...
From Sihanoukville to Battambang is a full days journey. I left at 7am and was told Id get there about 5pm, I arrived about 9pm. but that's Asian roads for you :) one section of the road was the closest Ive seen to African quality roads with pots holes as wide and long as a car in many instances. the bus moved from one side of the road, to the other trying to avoid the worst sections of the pot holes but it was long, slow ...
... Majestic palaces and ancient tombs of the Gods, to the beginnings of a skyscraper city playing catch up with Bangkok and Saigon. Millions of bats flying on cue to their fruit trees, to families of cockroaches eager to share your hotel room. This is a country that we knew during our stay we would return to, two weeks would never be enough. We enjoyed a few days in Phnom Pen, some days biking in the awesome and ...
... old' - which means less water, more flesh. The water had a stronger flavour though. It was hard for me to understand fully, but sometimes you get a 'special' coconut on the tree (perhaps only one per tree) that sort of sounds like the flesh and water are one and is used to make cakes and desserts. I can't describe it much more, because haven't seen it. They can sell that fruit for about $5 (normally coconut fruit is 40 cents).
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet