Koh Ker Hotel
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... changing view
A wondrous woven magic in bits of blue and gold
A tapestry to feel and see, impossible to hold
I know I haven't been poor in the third world sense but without the help and support of dear friends I certainly could have been. I've had my moments of wealth too. A totally pink 75th birthday makes me smile and also brings tears to my eyes. Such extravagance!
But you can't take the memories ...
... long walk over the water on a wooden bridge was nice.Thirdly, we went to Phnom Bok, which is a small temple on top of a hill. Someone built 630 steps to reach the top faster. There is a small Buddhist temple, much like a chapel with various wall paintings of Buddha. The older temple is held together with wooden constructs and a small site per say.
A few clearing in the surrounding bushes offer views, ...
... cause. He will sell them back in Canada but before then... Well how could I not buy a couple? Later in the day when I am up from my desk I spot an exercise class - the Globalteer Sports Project come once a week to do some form of sport and today it is yoga. It is brilliant and I am mesmerised by the weeny (but so strong) bodies trying to get into the positions. It's all done in Khmer but I can see what the teacher is doing so before long I'm down on my knees helping get them ...
... navy bag and I find it here.
I also buy a lovely Khmer print silk table runner.
These 2 items cost me $20 but it's not about quantity these days, it's about quality.
i am happy with these.
We wander out one exit eventually and stop for lunch we have fresh spring rolls and a mango shake and a banana shake. Yum.
It always disgusts me how many Asians chew with their mouth open though.....very loudly...and it makes me feel sick.
Off we go again and the place ...
This morning was a sleep in kind of day, then a leisurely breakfast with Ken finishing up his work stuff from last night.
This was our last day in Cambodia, but since our flight didn't leave until 630p, we had some time to do one last activity. After some research and looking at varying options, I chose the floating village of Kompong Phluk. There are several floating villages and one, Chong Kneas is roundly criticized by all ...