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... I was or what I was doing. People have asked me if travelling is as meaningful by myself as it is when I share the experience with someone else. For me, it's even more meaningful because it is rare to impossible that I am ever truly alone. If you have a cell phone, the internet, live with someone else, go to work with other people - neither are you. Traveling alone is a different set of responsibilities, none of which are even close to ...
... call at a small fishing village where no white man has ventured for many years and walk down through the fish market area where all the fish & shellfish are kept live in tanks. Scott and Wendy soon select prawns, scallops and a large fish of unknown species which are packaged in plastic bags and we head off for a restaurant within the complex for them to prepare as we request.They select the Hoi King Restaurant (don't bother looking it up on Trip Advisor) and hand ...
... service when we got here, had to get on and live chat to telstra and get it sorted out. I downloaded Breaking Bad to watch on the plane on my iPad and it only had one episode done, the others hadn't downloaded. I nearly fell in the gutter twice the other day at Stanley.
Then yesterday we are coming back from Shenzhen and we are all getting our Octopus cards out ready for the train and I couldn't find mine. ...
... ended up with 'soft bone' chicken, which is basically chicken joints...yum!? BUT could have been worse.....boiled frog anyone...?
The hotel has a pool - bizarrely on the 4th floor - so hoping it didn't leak in to the bedrooms below, we enjoyed a 10pm swim to chill us out, although they insisted we wore a swimming hat each - which we duly did even though I tried my best to explain to the lifeguard I haven't worn one since about 1985!
... beach (you guessed it!). This time when we had dinner, Becky had a nice surprise in bumping into a local from her volunteering days, who recognised her. They had a nice catch up, whilst we ate steak and ice cream. Yum.
The following day was time to return to Phnom Penh, to catch our flight the next morning. Before we left, we gorged on a full blown English roast, yorkies and everything, for $6 - one of the perks of having an English hotel manager. Lovely jubbly! ...