Travel Blogs from Sihanoukville
... puddles and dodging dirty children trying to fit 3 kids onto a bicycle. On the main road one is struck by the poverty all around you. Our driver deposited outside what can only be explained as a ***** house run by a Muslim pimp. The old man that owns the joint is a coke bottle rimmed shifty eyed crooner. Sceptic of the two boys checking into a room with one double bed, he thrusts a chunk wooden chained key into my hand and grunts "319". Inevitably, the room is ...
... actually feeling like a true backpacker. I'd made it to Cambodia, already with loads of stories in the collection, but I really couldn't have predicted the ones I would be adding to it over the coming month...
Seriously, you're going to love this.
Until next time,
P.S. Hurrah! I can't believe it - after just five and a half months of being out here I've finally managed to complete the first month of my blog.
Well, don't all congratulate me at once.
... the floor of the porch, but it wasn't comfortable, or much cooler. Overall, we got little sleep that night. I think the power came back on in the early morning.
We stayed in Otres for 4 nights. We could have stayed longer, but $25 per night was the top-end of our budget, so we decided to move on knowing we had beaches to visit in Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. Up next...Phnom Penh.
... than I thought due to poorer exchange rates, lack of cheap street food, and no rail network. And it was meant to be our cheapest country. Oops! The staff were back to being very lovely and warm and child friendly. We had lunch on the roof top terrace and Ru was returned to us with flowers in his increasingly long hair and a bunch for Millie. Kampot has a very similar feel to Thailand's Kanchanaburi, with the relaxed riverside walks and breeze. There are misty mountains ...
... site was a little deeper at 11m and it took us longer to get down to the bottom. A little easier for me this time, but Lauren still had trouble. Diving with a cold is a real drag, but apparently it's pretty common to have trouble equalising the first few dives anyway. Lauren had it set to maximum difficulty. This dive was less about checking ouy the sights and more about practising the techniques we would need. We did an out-of-air simulation, mask clear and a couple of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet