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Today we are cruising all day. We leave Phnom Penh just after 9am and are heading towards the border between Cambodia and Vietnam. The actual border crossing will take about 2 hours due to the formalities involved. We have massages booked today, me at 10am and Glenn at 11am. The masseuse is a young Cambodian girl and although she is very slim, she has a lot of strength in her hands so the massage is very good. A bit too much for my liking but it did feel good once it was over.
... scary as almost no one wears a helmet. Then, there are cars, but they seem to be the minority vehicle. Their is the odd bicycle taxi , and then a few bicycles thrown in the traffic mix.
There are almost no traffic lights other than a few major intersections. Then there are Stop signs that are pretty much non existent. One of our drivers "Pollo" is not in favor of traffic lights as he says in interferes with the ...
... for making bread - very interesting and clever way of doing it! Considering the quantity of rice the country consumes, when we were told that the price of white rice here has doubled in the last 5 years, we can imagine that being a real issue for some families, yet godsend for the farmers and factories! We stop for a few hours back near our hotel to get lunch (which was fantastic overlooking the river) and do some light shopping, which I needed after leaving half ...
... of fresh tamarinds for half the price they fetch in Tan Chau.
I took my photographs, and we departed for the bus station. After 40 minutes we boarded a minibus, descended to the lowlands and rejoined our taxi.
Back to Chau Doc now for the third and final temple, the famous temple of Ba Chua Xu, which I had visited several times before. We wended our way up a flight of steps, past a galaxy of small shops selling temple-related items. Thuy bought ...
... and a cat fish farm, we were greeted by our new Vietnamese guide who blared out "good morning Vietnam" 30th In the morning we took a Sampan boat excursion to Sa Dec via Vinh Long along canals and backwaters. We visited the local market and the ancient house of Mr Huyn Thuy Le. (Google ...
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