Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
So far our overwhelming view of Phnom Penh has been - when it rains, it pours. We arrived mid afternoon after the 6 hour bus journey which included a short ferry ride and a quick border crossing (including getting our last visa). We'd already splashed out on a hotel as there weren't really any hostels here. Tony the tuk tuk driver charged an …
We had decided to spend just one full day in Phnom Penh and then fly back to Bangkok the following day. We arranged a tuk-tuk driver for the day who drove us from place to place.
We knew very little about the history of the city and felt very ignorant after discovering that a brutal civil war battered the city only 35 years ago.
We set off from Siem Reap at 11.30am with a lovely packed lunch courtesy of the hotel and got driven to the bus station where we waited for our bus to leave for the 'non-stop', five hour journey to Phnom Penh. The ‘non-stop’ bus stopped about twenty times and took seven hours not five! I think it is fair to say that the journey was …
We're in Phnom Penh in Cambodia now. We got here yesterday after a 7 hour bus trip! We were supposed to leave Ho Chi Minh City at 6 oçlock yesterday morning, but about 10 minutes into our journey to Cambodia we realised (well, Ferg did) that we left our passports at the hotel!!! So we had to make the bus driver stop and we had to go …
Today, we have been to the infamous S-21 Detention Centre in Phnom Penh. They had tried to preserve as much as possible in the state that it was found. We were walking around and thought that we saw blood drops still there on the floor. We went into the interrogation room and into the individual holding cells. There were also room after room of …
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