Phnom Penh Eden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
Our tour guide told us the people who were murdered were skilled people. If you were a doctor, nurse, electrician, mechanic, spoke English, you and your whole family were killed. Our tour guide informed us it was very important in the pol pot regime for the whole family to be killed as it would stop revenge killing.
Aaron and I thought it was inappropriate to take photos of such a horrific part of history. When we went around the killing fields we ...
... white monument. However, the audio guide soon tells you of the true horrors that took place there during the Pol Pot regime.
One of the stops was the killing tree, which was used to bash babies heads against, the babies would be then dropped in a nearby mass grave. The white monument that I had seen when I arrived held the bones and skulls that were discovered there.
Whilst walking ...
... in my head ("receiving transmission from David Bowie's nipple antennae"). Oh and while they were doing their stuff they (especially my masseuse!) kept talking, obviously about me! I think that was about it. Susie didn't like being thumped about the body, including the head, and when they cut the circulation at the hips. I didnt mind that to be honest, as it didn't tickle. All in all, my conclusion is that ticklish, paranoid people probably shouldn't get massages. We showered ...
... the mountain were the remnants of a Vietnam army gunner station, the site of a stand-off against the Khmer Rouge pushed close to the Thai border.
There was a sadness about the place - like some awful atrocity had happened here and the memory still lingers. Unusual for a Buddhist temple, this one was run-down, neglected, paint chipped and fading, washed out flags flapping in the wind. What few people lived here seemed listless. A solitary monk swathed in orange lay dozing under ...
... enough Cambodia is one of the largest producers of pepper in the world. Next week we are going up to Siem Riep to visit the world famous Angkor Wat, one of the largest and most sacred temples in the world. Here in Phnom Penh we had a crazy adventure at the Russian Market. The setup is very similar to the market I described where we got our household stuff. Anyway we are inside this huge maze of stalls shopping when it starts raining cats and dogs. The sound is loudly ...
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282 Street, Phnom Penh | 2 star hotelfrom $52
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302 Street 228 Monivong Blvd, Khan Doun Penh, Phnom Penh | 2 star hotelfrom $30
234 Monivong Boulevard, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $25
N 128F, Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $45
- More than we expected
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No. 5 France Boulevard (Street 47) near Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $46
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- Look around
5, Street 158, Phnom Penh | 1 star hotelfrom $37
- Great pool
- Great pool, very comfortable beds, excellent friendly service
- A Wonderful Local Experience
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256 Monivong Boulevard, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $30
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58 Blvd Samdeach Sothearos Sangkat Chak Tomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh | Hotelfrom $62
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