Smiling Hotel & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... hike about a mile up a hill in an open forest and saw beauties such as Orange-breasted Trogon, Black-hooded Oriole, and Pig-tailed Macaque along the way. At the top there were a number of lingas that had been carved into the river and its banks. In the afternoon we birded on the grounds of Banteay Srei, a thousand year old temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. This is the only major temple of Angkor not built by a monarch, and intricate red ...
... for the families was inspiring.
Today was rice drop day, where we bagged rice into 50, 40, 30 and 20kg lots and these were given out to the sponsored families according to the size of the family. Our new family was there so more hugs and it was a privilege to help them onto a bike with their rice...
Whilst I know we have made a little difference to their lives they have had huge impact on ...
... the accounts. Guests who eat at the
restaurant can have the charges billed to their room. There are guestrooms in
the first building, as well as a second building in the back of the compound. I
use the word compound because the buildings are of big, heavy stone and are
surrounded by tall stone walls, in addition to the black gate that's closed at night
and has barbed wire on top.
My room was on the first floor of the second building. You
have to take ...
... be sitting with the owner of Upaya, some of his Italian friends, and some of the Upaya staff. First to show up after us was Sreimom, our maid, her husband, another woman and her husband, and Upaya's gardener. We really enjoyed talking to them, cheersing with them, and sharing food with them. The food was quite good! I think I must've inadvertently eaten some meat though, since the wedding food in general is quite carnivore friendly. Fun side note, I've noticed ...
... that grows behind the nuts themselves. We got back to our house about 3:00 pm. It cost $65 for the van and $20 each admission to the park. We went into town in the evening and had dinner with Ana, Justin and Candy at Little Italy. The power for the whole city had been out for a few hours, so it was a candlelit dinner. It seems all of the restaurants have generators and are able to stay open, but with no fans going we all sat there with the sweat streaming down ...