The Privilege Floor
Travel Blogs from Siem Reap
... to read about, surrounded by all the different types of mines, bombs they had disarmed. One sobering fact though stated that they still believed that there were six million land-mines remaining in Cambodia today.
The other days followed similar paths to day one, visiting the famous monuments at sunrise (to beat the crowds) and finishing by 1pm, just before the temperature would reach above 35 degrees. As you can imagine, it was a tiring three days as there is so ...
... here! We jumped on this old boat and headed down the river past all the houses on the banks all on stilts as in monsoon season the water rises...a lot!! Kids danced gangman style on the side of the river, while their parent fished and pottered about...beautiful people! When we returned we had lunch by the pool...I didn't stay long, didn't come here to laze by a pool so headed back into ...
... to the telly- it is my friend). Some were amazing, the detail was incredible and some were over 600 years old, but we aren't much of history boffins, so it was just ok/good for us. In the evening, we met up with Tim who was staying round the corner and went into town for some food. There are a lot of really nice western options here, but we opted for some Mexican food as that's Naths preference. I like Mexican food, but mainly the pretend Mexican food we cook at home, they ...
... street. There is no sign of life at all. But he didn't want us to leave. I don't know where he thought a tuk tuk was going to appear from just because he was standing in the middle of the road! After a while we decide we need to leave or we'll be there until dawn. Needless to say, when we did walk to the end of the road one came immediately. But I love the yeh, yeh, yeh when you ask if they know the hotel and then it is obvious they have no idea at all! The moral of the story is ...
... our hotel. It was about 4:00pm. The majority of our group got off the bus and went to relax in their rooms and by the pool at our Raffles hotel. We went back to the room to leave our backpacks and take some cash for shopping. We had ten minutes to reboard the bus for the artisan market. We got there and had hoped it was a true market where we could potentially find a canvas print since we collect them from different places we have travelled. It was, instead, a tour of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service