Tai Ming Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... and the traffic gets more crazy.
I usually settle in before
the worst of it, I try not to ride between 5 and 7pm when the roads
are basically blocked solid. When there's that much traffic on the
roads, the standards are horrific. They all clamour to force their
way into one another so every junction becomes gridlocked. The police
occasionally assist. By assist, of course, I mean they make matters
Monday was Walking dead
day and Saiem brought ...
... of a single confused
her. She struggled on with the concept but just couldn't quite get
her head around it. It also confused her how I knew what to do even
though I’d not worked on this bike before. Once the new plugs were
in we tried it again. Nothing at first then a tickle of a splutter.
Then it fired lumpily to life and spluttered out. After a couple more
tries it stayed running but was still uneven. Once the choke was off,
the bike smoothed ...
We went off for a
snow-yoghurt, a brand of frozen yoghurt with fruit and nuts or
whatever you want while we waited under the soothing jetstream of an
industrial strength air-conditioner.
The glasses were a bit
different, they were indexed so there was a slight blurring at the
edge of the periphery but they were sharper than my old ones and much
cleaner. The price, just over $50 with top of the range lenses and
... completely. Our entree ended up being banana leaf salad (which Maddie guessed), our main was beef lok lak with brown rice AND green chicken curry. Our dessert was banana rice pudding with coconut cream. We could have sworn it was pineapple!! So weird. After dinner we went to blue dog again for a few more drinks, then headed home. We are currently packing our bags and getting ready to leave for the airport in an hour! Thanks Cambodia. We've loved ...
The people and the food of Cambodia have both been wonderful. It is easy to ask for help when you need it, and the kids wave and smile more often than not. Some of our favorite dishes have been loc lak and the Khmer curry! There are many beggars and hawkers at every corner in PP, and it can be difficult to see as some are, or are with small children... In Phnom Penh we stayed right near the Tonle Sap river. Walking along the river reminded us of the Embarcadero ...