Golden Sand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Once again we were off. And once again on a bus ride and hour longer than planned. (Always dramatic when a toddler is in tow) Eventually got in to our hotel, splashing out with $30 a night as it came with a pool and buffet breakfast. Pool being a big highlight with Ella, especially now that her foot is in heaps better shape. Quite touristy, being …
... leaking so our floor was like a swimming pool! Eventually we arose from our beds and spend the rest of the day without any electricity! This meant no wifi - no TV - no lights! So we spent most the day playing cards and eventually headed out for dinner with the staff and our 2 new friends for our last night! We all enjoyed Coca cola ribs from Bamboo shack along the beach! They were amazing! We have really enjoyed our stay at footprints but we can't wait to move on to Vietnam ...
... after you have completed the guided audio tour you visit a big stupa which holds all the skulls, bones and clothes that were found of victims including women and children. The last stop is a museum, which also holds a short film to summarise everything you had learnt along the way. It was a very emotionally overwhelming experience for all of us girls and much harder to deal with than I had ever imagined. It's so important that the world knows about the awful events ...
... to the bungalow and spread a mosquito net over ourselves and drifted in and out of consciousness. The cows were mooing, chickens chirping, lizards calling. It was a purely wild experience that wasn't as welcome to us since Eric was so sick. It will make quite the story though and was definitely a raw and unforgettable experience! Eric feels like a real Cambodian now and handles squat toilets just fine ...
... br> An old man offered us a lift back on the back of his motorbike for $1 which seemed reasonable. This did result in me clenching the drivers hips with my thighs in order to hold on. Slightly awkward.
There was some confusion about whether or not we had actually booked a minibus to Sihanoukville, but the staff at Samon's managed to get us on one for that morning anyway. The journey wasn't bad, but we had another moment where we just had to stare ...