Golden Mekong Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
Au Canada, nous avons les érablières.
Au Cambodge, ils ont les plantations d'arbres à caoutchouc.
C’est presque le même principe : on entaille les arbres, y visse un chalumeau et en récolte la sève dans un pot.
Mais là s’arrêtent les ressemblances ! À peine séchée, la sève de l’hévéa est déjà é …
The guesthouse was nice, we have a room with one double one single bed, air con, flat screen tv, fridge and a balcony overlooking an all day all night market. All for $20 a night. We dropped our stuff and headed out for a walk.
... Those spared execution were forcibly overworked on farms with just their clothes on their back and a rice bowl, and most met their fate through starvation, exhaustion or disease. Young boys were recruited to the regime, promised food, water and shelter. They daren't say no at fear of being called traitors and sentenced to death. Guards did not shoot their victims but brutally bludgeoned them or slit their throats using palm leaves. Sound systems hung from the trees and ...
After an emotional day at the s-21 prison and the killing fields, we went to a lively cambodian cuisine festival at the olympic stadium in Phnom Penh. We were told the festival was being held within the stadium so walked straight in. The stadium was huge and could hold up 80,000 people apparently, but very basic. We walked around the top of the open stadium, where there was a football match going on, with an audience of about 5,000 and ...
... br> on the bike and headed out. We arrived at a place I had in mind but
it was full and looked pretty grim so we moved on. We went to an
Irish bar I had wanted to try but the beer was prohibitively
expensive and the menu had nothing I could eat.
Finally we went to
Chat'n'chew, a bar on 172 that we'd never eaten at before but with a
good reputation. The food was good, I had a veggie burder with
cheese, Saiem had something Khmer. My burger was ok, not great ...