Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
It was dark and I was
thinking about a place to stop when I hit a warm front. Suddenly
everything was hot and humid and then I noticed my glasses were
steaming up. My mirrors went white and I just had time to think to
myself, 'this is all rather odd, I wonder what will happen next' when
it happened with enough violence to get an 18 rating, even just from
the language that came out of me.
Suddenly it went cold and
I rode into the rain. It ...
took us once again to the outskirts of the city. It's odd how quickly
the thin veneer of civilisation peeled back in SE Asia, the buildings
are always interspersed with huts but the concrete structures thin
out fast leaving only poorly fabricated shelters made from wood and
tin-plate. No place to be in the heat of Cambodia.
The sides of the roads
give way to sand and gravel, the road surfaces dissolve into a
potholed mess and the landscape becomes ...
... that needed it, the school was slipping down the
toilet like a stomach full of spicy curry.
I waited with Bebe while
Steve went in to collect his cash. Of course, it wasn't going to be
that easy, he first had to get his time-sheets because nobody was
apparently competent to do basic things.
We went to East first,
where I had worked. It was not quite lunchtime and we left just as
the bells went. I rode off and cast a glance back. I saw a few ...