Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... preparing for these presentations and meeting with key people here. We have discovered a reasonably priced hotel here we Sharon and I like picture of room and breakfast below. Not as nice without Sharon but good place to do preparations and meet people. Sunday today. Big demonstrations planned by the government opposition protesting the recent election fraud and corruption of the current government here. So I guess the topic of "working with corrupt governments" is germane ...
bombshell on me. Her mother was happy about us getting married but
would like $18000 from me, plus I had to pay for the wedding and
engagement party. We had talked about this before and I had told her
that if she asked for money then my answer would be a firm no. It was
a Thai tradition to ask for a deposit against cheating and generally
terrible behaviour of the men there. My girlfriend was a
well-travelled and seasoned person with her own business and ...
... a week, every week of the year for around
$70 a month.
Saiem worked on Street
104, the red light district of Phnom Penh, It was around 20 bars
long, each one pretty much like every other one. Dingy, small,
identical sized bars filled with identical, small-sized girls whose
sole purpose in life was to separate men from whatever was in their
wallet. They had a murky sense of hopelessness, the girls not quite
down to the Pattaya standard but still, ...
... br> Doug also visited the National Museum and another Buddhist temple in town, Wat Phnom, before meeting up for supper with a couple of tired girls!!
Although we only stayed in PP a couple of days, we managed to see most of the sights and get a good feel for the city. However, the cooler air of Vietnam was beckoning, so it was off to Ho Chi Minh, and the next country in our adventure.
... to the end of Street 172 to see this bike. As I pulled up, he
and his girlfriend were already there looking it over and I pulled up
to join them. It was white, a colour that works well on these.
They're an older 90s machine with a small fairing at the front. An
undeniable pretty bike that's aged well. This one was filthy, covered
in dust and dirt so thick that someone had written in the filth.
Steve explained we
couldn't actually start it as the owner was away and ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Saphir Hotel Phnom Penh
Other places to stay in Phnom Penh
296 Boulevard Mao Tse Toung, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $169
53 Monivong Boulevard, Sangkat Srah Chok, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $91
313 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $75
NagaWorld, Samdech Techo Hun Sen Park, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $106
92 Rukhak Vithei Daun Penh, Phnom Penh | 5 star hotelfrom $190
- Gorgeous old hotel, but perhaps a bit too removed from it all
- Loved It!
- A perfect three nights!
1 Street 92 , Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $83
281 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $77
No.10-12, St. 282, Sangkat Boeung Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh | 2 star hotelfrom $51
#277C, Sisowath Quay (Riverfront)., Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $46
16 Juliana 152 Rd., Sangkat Vealvong Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $58
262, Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $30
89 Monivong Boulevard, Sangkat Monorom Khan, 7 Makara, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $38
172-184 Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Thmey II, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $35
170 Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh | 2 star hotelfrom $21
302 Street 228 Monivong Blvd, Khan Doun Penh, Phnom Penh | 2 star hotelfrom $30
234 Monivong Boulevard, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $25
N 128F, Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $65
No. 5 France Boulevard (Street 47) near Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $42
National Road. 6A, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $34
5, Street 158, Phnom Penh | 1 star hotelfrom $38
- Great pool, very comfortable beds, excellent friendly service
- A Wonderful Local Experience
- So helpful and friendly
Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh | Hotelfrom $30
No. 207, St. Mao Tse Toung, Sangkat Toul Svay Prey II, Khan Chamkamorn, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $81
256 Monivong Boulevard, Phnom Penh | 3 star hotelfrom $29
277 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $61
58 Blvd Samdeach Sothearos Sangkat Chak Tomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh | Hotelfrom $62
1, Street 154, Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh | 4 star hotelfrom $120