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Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
Another 05.00h wake up. Shower, check out. Received box breakfasts from hotel. Long drive (20 km) to river. Drove past many villages along dirt road, which was in very bad shape because of frequent flooding during the rainy season. Most of the homes used kerosene lanterns for light ... but had TV antennae on their roofs. Always amazing, this …
... different dishes, Steve, Saiem and
myself. It took around three quarters of an hour to arrive. Typical
of Khmer run restaurants is very slow service and dishes arriving at
various times except together, they never, ever come together.
We ate and split off to go
our separate ways. Saiem still had work to do. The bike that our
customer had crashed was still to be recovered. I took her halfway
over the town to the guesthouse he had been staying at. We got ...
This Buddhist temple is along Riverside and not far from the Royal Palace. I've walked past it many times and finally stopped in. The grounds are surrounded by a wall as most temples here seem to be. There are multiple entrances. All of them have ...
... just talk, or be held, or who want to play clapping games, or have me watch them and count while they jump rope; I like to make myself available for them. But since last night was my last night at the orphanage, I sat down to watch TV, as that was where most of the kids were. Suddenly there were four children trying to sit on my lap, and not all of them were little. On the ads they'd ask, "You go ...
... work, we were never paid
on time, we were never paid the correct hours, the list went on and
on. Eventually most of it was sorted out but there are people whose
only job is to ring a bell and they literally can't get that right. I
like my job but the little stresses do wear you down after a while.
I found the room with my
grades in it and waited. I waited some more. Eventually one parent
arrived, her child was a great performer and I told her so. Then I