Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
I got the boat up to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh as I had been told that although it was more expensive than the coach, it was more spacious and that I could get up and wander around during the 6 hour trip. I slept pretty much the whole way there. Oh well.
I arrived in Siem Reap a couple of days before my Gecko's adventures tour was going to …
Warning for photos: images from S-21 and the Killing Fields.
My Christmas eve was spent at the local bar in the village near the Phnom Tamao wildlife park. We were glad that V, the Khmer programmes manager had decided to come with us, as the entire menu was in Khmer, no English there! I and M intelligently went home after a few Tiger beers …
Our full-day tour of Phnom Penh. Started off by going to the killing fields 15 km out. About 2 million people were killed by Pol Pot, and this was the largest known grave site. Saw the pits and monument, and was given a tour. Drove back to town to S 21, which was the detention and torture facility that sent people to the killing fields. It used to …
Have run down the Dong to almost nothing. The hotel finally fixed the Internet so I scrambled to do mail in the 10 minutes before the bus went. Finally got onto the bus and wended our way out of the city onto the road that doubles as a highway. Got to the border about two hours later and said goodbye to Triet. We carried our bags inside, although …
Checked out of the Boulevard and headed back to the airport via Central Station. Bumped in to my friend Ronnie at the airport which freaked me out. Could not get any Cambodian currency at the airport but Ronnie lent me some US$ to get me by. The flights for today were all messes up because when I first booked I was going to meet the tour group in …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet