Frangipani Fine Arts Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
Today was a tour of two contrasts - the beauty of the Royal Palace and the horrors of S21 and the 'Killing Fields' Our first stop in Phnom Penh was the beautiful Royal Palace, still the residence of the current king of Cambodia. It was built in the 1860s and is a fine example of Khmer architecture. We visited the throne room, the Moonlight Pavilion …
That morning we visited the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a sprawling underground network of tunnels and living quarters used by the Viet Cong during the war. I went a small distance into the tunnels to see what they were like - hot and humid and very small, the white t- shirt was a wardrobe disaster for the day as you couldn't help but scrape against the …
We woke up this morning at 5.30am to get our last bits and pieces packed for our next move. We had a light breakfast at 6am and the shuttle bus picked us up at 6.30am. We were the second lpt pf passengers to be picked up and we stopped off at another 6 hotels before reaching the main bus terminal where the Mekong Express Limosine Bus was waiting …
So, Back in Bangkok. Carla and I had a quick stopover in Phnom penh, and a trip to the Russian Market for some shopping and mainly to pick up some DVDS since Carla was excited to stock up on the latest....OF course they are legal :)
Its been a few years since Ive been in this city, and things are sure growing and changing, There are some great …
... plc girls slowly made their way to the bus's hugging and pulling the children attached to their limbs. As the bus's drove out of the gates girls sat reflecting on their day sharing photos and cute moments the children had shared with them. 20 minutes in to the drive drowsiness hit each student like a bowling ball, all crashing at once. After our visit to the orphanage we all agreed it a amazing opportunity and one of the most for filling experiences of our lives ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet