Paradise Angkor Villa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Siem Reap
La primera alegria del dia és que Mr Phea ha vingut a tornar-nos el meu impermeable: el va trobar al seu tuk-tuk. S'ha convertit en el nostre conductor de tuk-tuk de capçalera!
Dos dies de relax a Siem Reap sense temples ni guies ni plans. Ahir al matí va ploure però tot i així Mr Phea ens va portar al mercat vell de Siem Reap. El mercat és cobert i és una barreja de mercat de carn, ...
... to change money again.
We spent one day viewing the temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm…… it was all just so much to see and understand, and totally awe-inspiring! The Angkor National Museum was our second day’s destination, and we wished that we had been there first as it “tied up all the loose ends and questions” we had when we visited the temples. At night we have been ...
... with every step in town.
We had a lovely dinner at Chanrey Tree and enjoyed touring the temples in our Tuk Tuk with our government guide.
After 2 nights we were ready to head to our next adventure in Hanoi.
Note if you are visting the temples of Angkor in May--it is really, really hot, and you'll want to take a 2 hour break at the hottest point of the day. ...
... generally get around on just scooters; often entire families of four or sometimes even more (including
young babies) ride along on the family scooter. Fortunately for Cambodians’
access to inexpensive transport, they are both very small people and very good
at balancing on scooters and bikes. Scooters also haul almost unbelievable
loads. When we were riding out on a rural Cambodian road a guy on a scooter who
had just ...
... on the water. The long tail boat then takes you to the stretch of beach with your guesthouse and you wade ashore. Prior to this my friend was getting some swelling and redness on her legs, likely from the heat (did I mention it was hot?) and after a few days it was drastically worse. And, the negative side if being a medical student is self-diagnosis and focusing in on the worst case scenario. So, with a potential cellulitis case, we had to make our way back to the ...