Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... allowed inside the temple grounds at all, but they did magically reappear inside after the guard was at a safe distance.
Tonle Sap Lake
While in Siem Reap we had another interesting excursion. This one was to the “Vietnamese Fishing Village” on Tonle Sap Lake. At the end of a very rough dirt road, we came to a temporary collection of shacks at the edge of a creek that runs into the lake. The smell in the village was so bad, we wondered why anyone would ...
... much say this about everywhere we go but 9 days just wasn't enough and the people here are just amazing despite everything their country has suffered. Our first tough decision was deciding where to go. We didn't to spend all or time travelling so we decided to choose two places, we definitely wanted to do Angkor Wat which was the furthest away place from the beaches, so we decided we would cut that part out. While part of me is sad that we don't get to see the idyllic ...
loads, the sonic boom was unmistakable and it wasn't up to it. It
jammed up, the trigger clicking and firing nothing. The ******* idiot
pointed it at his head and carried on pulling the trigger while
staring down the barrel, as if trying to see through the bullet at
what the problem might be. It finally went off, blowing a hole in the
That was it, I told them
they were ******* pricks and I had no interest in watching him find
out if he actually ...
... that this was
the way it was. After a while the lifestyle ruined them, it was a
common wisdom in Asia that you should never date a bargirl who had
been working for more than a couple of months.
Saiem had been working in
the bar when I first met her and was widely discussed among my
friends as being the worst bargirl in town.
It was Mike's birthday and
a group of us were wandering around getting increasingly drunk. By
late evening we ...
... snapping at him
with his version of a grin.
Saiem had cooked for us.
She'd made me her own recipe of tofu with various vegetables and it
had come out tasting delicious. For her and Steve she'd made pork and
mushroom which smelled good at least. She nervously fished for
compliments even while were assuring her it was delicious.
We were both tired and
Steve left early. I struggled to keep my eyes open and eventually
just gave up and rolled off to bed.