Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... Monument (erected when the French left) and took a stroll in the heat along the river front with ice cream on the mind. Having cooled off a little with some frozen goodness we headed 'home' where we now need to pack for a 7am bus tomorrow heading for Kompong Cham. Ahead of that we're going to try to join up with our Belgian guesthouse buddies and seek out a traditional Khmer BBQ. If we're successful we'll update the photos! Adios for now, next stop the jungle ...
up, bought a bike and spent the next 5 years touring the world on a
650cc BMW. He now made a good living on the exchange market and had
changed his life for the better by a degree so huge he could ride his
bike though it.
He was coming to Cambodia
for a visit and it was always nice to catch up with old friends. I
was looking forward to seeing him. I might book some leave and spend
a few days down the coast with him and ride together into ...
I woke up at 7, the time
my body-clock was set to and obviously preferred. I was still hacking
my lungs up and feeling like my insides were full of nasty. I slowly
dragged my weary body out of bed and drank bottle after bottle of
water to calm down the pain in my throat and stop from coughing for a
The KLE was my project of
the day. Our goal was to strip it down to the frame and swing-arm
ready for painting. Getting an engine ...
... we drove straight through on one of our tuk tuk rides - even the Monks were protesting). The fact that the poverty is impossible to hide is a good thing. It asks us, as people, to examine our personal views on where we are at with this have/have not reality. We are forced to ask many questions, both personally and globally when these issues look you in the eye, crawl by you on the street, beg from you on the street corner and try to sell you something at a Temple. We ...