Comfort Star Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... hour or so and the clock finally hit 8,
the time I had to switch to another class. Unfortunately the clock
wasn't working and neither was the bell. When I finally got out, I
had missed my next class completely. The kids themselves just weren't
interested. They just ran around punching one another and ignoring
me. It was everything I hoped it would be.
No matter, I went up to
the other campus a little early. Security showed me upstairs and ...
page that I somehow had to make an hour and a half lesson to a class
of 30 kids who were likely to be the least enthusiastic people
outside of a morgue.
I quickly spoke to Saiem,
changed my mind and went back inside but it was too late, they'd
left. I decided to think it through for a couple of hours. The truth
was, my motorcycle rental made reasonable money and the hours they
were offering would be adequate to survive in the short ...
... about my trip so far and where I was going next and told me what to see and do in the capital. He offered his chauffeuring abilities for my duration in the city on which I took him up. He took me to a guesthouse, near enough to everything, and a relatively new place. My room was basically just concrete walls, floor and ceiling with a bed in it, nice bathroom, fan and clean...it's all you want....not sure why a lot of these guesthouses bother ...
... and clipped his number plate. I rode to his side and
apologised and made a comment that the light was green and he should
have gone, not stopped. He told me there were no rules with a shrug.
I knew this was a conversation I couldn't win, there are, in fact
rules. They have standard European road layout brought by the French
but they don't generally follow it. They just force themselves into
gaps that aren't there, ride flat out the wrong side of the road ...
... I had to stop at look every one of them in they eye. That got me highly emotional. Stupid really as I've seen it before. Floor two has an exhibition on Okinawa. 200,000 dead in 90 days as the US and Japanese fought over it. Good exhibit, not sure why it's here though. They seem to have done some collaborative work with them but it's very weird Building C is the main prison center and is covered by barbed wire. Millions of tiny cells where people were held . Ground ...