Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
On my arrival in Phnom Penh I was met by the driver from the hotel. As we left the airport my senses were bombarded by the experience that is South-East Asian traffic and driving. As we approach the first major intersection the lights turn to red, but it's only light red as the three or four cars and ten scooters don't even brake, seamlessly …
A full day's sightseeing in Phnom Penh and an amazing amount of information to take in. The morning was devoted to Cambodia's Khmer Rouge grim past. First we went to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Before 1975 this building was a school. Pol Pot made it into a prison called S21. It's surrounded by a double wall of corrugated iron with barbed wire …
Up at 3am for a 6am frlight from Singapore to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The flight was slightly delayed and I got to the hotel about 10am. I was picked up by Intrepid from the airport along with another traveller, a 79 year old man from Australia - I hope there is some younger blood amongst the other travellers!
The Goldiana Hotel is …
Phnom Penh is visibly a city still in progress. Its physical appearance is similar to Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, with the big, wide streets covered in a film of dust and lined with a few large stores scattered among the overwhelming number of locally-owned shops. Many young people travel by motorbike or bicycle, though …
Relax in the hotel. Had Khymer Soup and shrimp for lunch. Flew to Phnom Penth via Siem Reap airways. Joined a mediatation group in a Buddhist Temple. Dinner of Khymer Soup in the hotel's restaurant.
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