Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... a couple of days
is the weather wasn't friendly. The weather wasn't just unfriendly,
it was horrendous, it came at me like a gorilla armed with a bazooka
loaded with splintery wooden dildos with nails sticking out.
I rode along the road, the
roads in Thailand being smooth and well maintained. This was a
country for a sports bike and my agile little enduro was a little
wasted. Still we made good time but my late start and hearty
breakfast meant I was facing a ...
... locally but he was still
pretty good. The food wasn't too bad but wasn't top quality and the
meat was poor. There was always some odds and ends that Saiem
couldn't manage so Jason was fed them which made him happy enough.
We took the Honda
Foresight out towards the paint shop. It was a big bike with plenty
of room under the seat. We got a few of the panels stashed but the
rest Saiem carried after tying them together with a bungie.
It wasn't far ...
... better than he deserved.
This time he had some sense and kept his head down.
In the cash office, he
boss flustered nervously and reached out his hand.
In a common Asian ploy he
gestured out with a hand facing palm downwards, a sign of dominance.
I turned it over in a sign of being twice his size and watched as he
flustered to a professional level about getting my money as quickly
and painlessly as possible.
He even wished me good
luck. It ...
... in tropical rainforest way above the town. As well as a wonderfully atmospheric shell of a hotel (where we imagined how we would convert it into a luxury retreat) and an abandoned church there is also an enormous brand new casino and another one being built. We popped in to have a look (and gamble $1 - embarrassingly you can't cash out your money so when Dom one $1.22 he had to get a hostess to come and walk him to the cashier to claim his enormous winnings!). We ...