Royal Empire Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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May 3, 2007
Here in Battanbang we are staying at the Royal Hotel; hot water and air con with a roof top restaurant. Price of the room is $20/night. When Arvid planned the trip he had us staying at the $5-$10 options but Irina isn't always agreeing with that. That is probably good for our sanity as long as her brother Al …
... he was saying!!) So saying goodbye to all the staff at Shinta Mani was hard, they were all so awesome!! The night we arrived we were greeted by at least 6 people, 2 to carry our bags, one with water bottles, one with cool cloths for your face, a manager to check us in, and a young man called Nathan who showed us to our room. We were so tired, but he insisted on showing us how everything worked, even down to telling us there was lemongrass and jasmine in the ...
... notice the elephant carvings that give it its name until we were driving away! There were lots of little avenues, other terraces and a few temples hidden behind trees - which I can't remember the name, but a couple were very cool with steep stairs and many carvings of important faces. An earlyish finish to the temple tour, Juan was keen to show us another killing field memorial site. He started explaining how Cambodia people perceived it all, ...
... move to deeper areas of water in the dry season because where they were anchored in the wet season becomes a dry field. When they all move out to deep water they anchor their houses together into what almost looks like a neighbourhood, except on a huge lake. Our guide told us that nearly 30,000 local people live like this! They have schools and churches and communal areas and view points and stores, all out floating in the ...
Today we departed for sunrise over Angkor Wat at 5:00am. The bus drove us to the largest religious monument in the world and is one of the man-made Wonders of the World. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We went across the moat in the pitch black and headed to one of the ponds in front of the temple. There was a lot of people there that were waiting a while since sunrise was going to be around 6:15am and it was only about 5:30am ...