Princess Angkor Hotel
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... scariest thing, we have been on two night time Tuk Tuk rides, and they are so fun! The Toul Sleng prison and killing fields were really sad and confronting, it was so upsetting to think that that is something that actually happened and not just something on a movie. I have bought so much stuff at the markets! Good thing mum isn't here to stop me! Haha.
- Jorji Walker
The last few days have just felt surreal, there's so much to take ...
... monks and pupils. An old lady who has no family or husband and whose sole occupation is to cook for the monks beckoned for us to come over and enjoy some food. She had her head shaved as is common in Cambodia for older men and women as a sign of respect and age (I guess it's better than having grey hair :P ). She showed us the Buddha shrine in the eating pagoda, and taking us by the hand took us to the kitchen area behind the pagoda where she stuffed our mouths with a sticky ...
... yourself. It was the perfect combination of ancient culture, rural life in the countryside, and nature. I had a guide leading the way along with 15 other tourists. We went along hidden trails to the picturesque temple of Beng Mealea, which is about 60 km from Siem Reap. On the way we drove through villages and past rice fields and local farms, where we looked onto the daily life of ...
... in between the 2 main bars. Brilliant. Only problem with the place is that there are quite a lot of beggars - children in the street asking for money, mothers hassling you to buy them milk for the child. Not very nice. But generally they go away.
The final day was spent hungover. So we all just chilled by the pool and later went to the night market. That was great. It had a bar In the middle playing reggae, the stalls had crafty arty ...
... you can get a 5 star hotel as low as USD 60 per room for 2 people including breakfast.
How to get there and around
Siem Reap has an international airport not far from town, just some 6km from it. Otherwise you can arrive by bus, minivan or even boat.
Bus: there are daily buses and minivans from Phnom Penh charging between USD 7-15. The minivans usually take less time (6-7hours), while the buses will take between 7-8 hours. There are also sleeper night ...