Sokha Club Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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From 17th April 1975, the Khmer Rouge instigated the transformation of Cambodia into a communist state under the horrendous leadership of Pol Pot. Within days Phnom Penh's inhabitants, no matter their age or ability, were forced to march into the countryside to work as slaves for 12-15 hours a day, living off two small meals of watery rice a day.
Pol Pot (an extreme Maoist) instructed the forced labour of so many people, and the cold-blooded murder ...
... would ferry us across to the island. We met him again once we were on board. On the boat we also met Maria, who was a Cambodian girl who apparently lived on the island. Once she found out we were married, she asked the question that seems to be international protocol - 'when is the baby coming?' Becky shook her head vigorously and I told her we were traveling first. She told us she was 25, and had been married since 18. She had a seven year old son and another on the way. ...
Arrived in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, and immediately struck by how busy it was. Lots of traffic, particularly motorbikes which reminded me of Vietnam. Our hotel was The Blue Lime which was just by the National Museum. It was gorgeous. At the heart of the hotel was the swimming pool which had lots of loungers and day beds. It was lovely having breakfast by the pool every day. Our room was lovely as it had a 4 poster bed and small private garden. Alice's room was on ...
... for a dip when we got back and enjoyed a very relaxing hour by the pool.
Next door to our hotel was the lovely slightly upmarket traditional Khmer Surin Restaurant where we treated ourselves to dinner on Friday night. The tables were scattered throughout the large garden courtyard which was filled with tropical vegetation surrounding large fish ponds and lit with bamboo lamps. They also served Thai food and so we selected a variety of dishes and tucked in. It was ...
... continued my walk along Street 178 which is known for its art shops and a scattering of souvenir shops mostly stocking grass roots produced merchandise. I then visited the Wat Ounalom pagoda for some quick snaps before lunch and before meeting the group at the hotel for the afternoon tours to Choeung Ek (killing fields near Phnom Penh) and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison). I was tempted with a back, shoulder, face and scalp massage on the way at a shop which employs ...