Sokha Club Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Sea of Caodaism. This religion who says it is a synthesis of Buddhism, confucianism, Taoism and Christianity isleaded by a Pope. Cevery day at noon there is a mass consisting in the reciting of Psalms ans Mantras. There are Cardinals, men and women alike. There are 5 million caodaists in the world. According to them we are living a third period of Revelation, the first being Buddhism and the two other; the second is Christianity ...
As capital City of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, allows me to make a few comments on the country's recent past, and also look at some of the signs of progress I saw during my visit.
I will do this in two blogs, the first looking at the past.
Let's start with the horrors of the Pol Pot years, between 1975 and 1979. The fact that the rise of the Khymer Rouge was partly a by-product of the U.S.'s ...
... on stilts above the water. They are very basic. We park the Tuk Tuk and cross over a concrete bridge, we continue on a concrete walkway, taking us past more huts. Everybody shouts "hello" and some of the mother let us photograh their children. It is nice to see how happy they are, but it is sad to realized that they have no sanitation and very few luxuries, no TV here. Back and on our way home. At lunch there was just the ...
... one persistent man even followed me across the road and continued to talk despite my fixation with photography). Not letting the morning go to waste, I indulged in a day spa relaxation massage for a fraction of what I'd otherwise fork out in Australia. Bliss :) I returned to the palace at about 2 pm, at the same time as every other tourist. Pushy, inconsiderate people, who unfortunately made the experience a touch unhappy. I was proud of myself because that morning ...
... we all backed out and headed across the road to a pub for dinner. We weren't very hungry so we just ordered a few appetisers to share. The food was scrumptious and happy hour was till 8.30, so Mum and Dad were thrilled. After dinner we wandered down a little side street but the further we got in the more suss the street became. Mum being her usual worry wort self freaked out so we got a tuk tuk back to our hotel and went straight to bed, staying up till 8.30pm. ...