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TravelPod Member ReviewsLyon d'Or Phnom Penh
15 dollars a night, clean enough, very expensive restaurant, breakfast included, next to the river.
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I woke up this morning to roosters crowing. Not your typical urban wake up call. It wasn't long though before the sounds of motorbikes took over.
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... and there is to do. We find the central markets which don't amaze us, mainly selling fresh fruit & veg or electronics. Back to the hotel we have a refreshing shower, which in this heat and humidity is so nice to cool off in our 16*C A/C room! Nat is still struggling with sickness, so I treat her to an exotic meal of plain steamed rice while I tuck into a strange bolognese-style pizza, spicy but ...
... chambers and renamed it S21 (Security Prison 21). At the height of its activity some 100 victims were killed everyday . The Khymer Rouge were meticulous in keeping records and each prisoner was photgraphed. The museum is in a very raw state, it's a very graphic and eerie experience with blood stained floors and long corridors displaying haunting photographs of the prison and harrowing pictures of the brutal torture the prisoners ...