Sokha Club Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
We arrived in Phnom Penh Cambodia after a 6 hour bus trip through incredibly dry and scrubby country, and we hit a cow on the way. He got up and walked away and the bus headlight was fixed with masking tape! Our new guide is Phalkun, a Cambodian who lives in Siem Reap.
It is swelteringly hot here but what a surprise when we got here to …
On our second day we meet a wonderful young lady from Texas staying at our hotel. Jenna is at the end of her trip and has one day to see some of Phnom Penh. We tell her we have our favourite tuk-tuk driver - 007 - booked for the day and invite her along. Jenna is a nurse-practioner in Houston and in many ways reminds us of our own daughter.
The agend for the day includes the killing fields just outside of PP. ...
... br> shouldn't. It was true, back in England I had worked in money lending
and made sure my customers were properly looked after, even taking
legal action against my company when they told us to lie to
customers. I worked for a charity and had to leave when the British
Heart Foundation revealed themselves as a very corrupt business. At
Western, I put up with their hapeless mismanagement and putting money
before the needs of the children to continue working with the kids.
assured them I had no intention of going anywhere and that seemed to
make them happy enough and so we played games until the bell went.
Steve left early as his
schedule wrapped before mine. We headed off to sort out his money
issues while I went to the local supermarket before going to my last
It had been a good day
once I was in my classrooms, as it usually is. On occasion there's a
sense that you're just not getting through ...
... ve cycled in every country we've been too. Better get on the phone to Guinness World Records!). We also experienced our second Vietnamese funfair and, more soberingly, visited several of the prisons on the island that were used by the French and also during the Vietnam war. Intriguing stuff. After that, it was back to Saigon/HCMC, Vietnam's biggest city, for even more mopeds than Hanoi (7 million in a population of 8 m apparently). The city ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services