Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... came to see the site. Because it's the rainy season, clothes and bones rise to the surface as the water erodes land away. Workers gather remains periodically, every 2 months or so, not as frequently as you might expect. The audio guide was included with our ticket, and it was narrated by a survivor. He survived only because the regime was overthrown and the killing center abandoned. In S-21 we actually met ...
... a bit longer. And the people here a very friendly.
and we watched the worldcup again, together with one other Dutchie and cold beer! We spend some relaxing days on the beach, very relaxing because of the bad weather we did nothing! We met a "soccer team" monks on the beach, all oranje supporters hahaha very funny, not that they were playing soccer but it's just the Buddha color!
So Phnom Penh ?? Yes a must do and see in Cambodia .
... official residence of the King and a place not short of grand looking structures or valuable jewels. The grounds are within a large complex with immaculate gardens broken up by pagodas and statues. The most famous of which is the Silver Pagoda named for its floor which is made of 5 tonnes of silver tiles. In here there were valuables probably running into the millions in value but we weren't able to take any photos. One highlight was a golden statue of ...
... off for her. I shouted and got
silence but it lasted for moments before they resorted to abject
stupidity, laying on the floor, colouring in their desks and
generally demonstrating a lack of anything beyond the control of
biological functions going on behind their eyeballs. I tried to make
the lesson a little bit fun with some role play where they read
sentences from their books. After several complaints of 'I can't
read' and having to shout them down for ...
Kit has rented a big comfortable bus for the trip. Each person has a double seat - what luxury. The road is very bumpy but there is lots to look at. The land is so dry and dusty. It looks like it needs the rainy season. Saw a lady selling skewered small crispy wild birds to the other drivers. We stopped for a bathroom break and encountered market stalls selling crispy fried tarantulas, ...