Travel Blogs from Sihanoukville
Khmer women wear pajamas in public as a status symbol. It means "My husband has such a good job that I don't have to work".
But when you see the laundry lady wearing PJ's to work it seems to be a bit of an overstatement.
Bus from Koh Kong to Sihanoukville through the mountains (one map names them Elephant mts, other calls them Cardamom mts) some of the most wild parts of jungle earth where there is bus transit.
The beachi S'ville is lovely, but the ocean (in which WM has not swam in 3 years) is upper 80"s. BBQ fishon the beach here US $3. Hard traveling for the last few days--time to kick back.
... by the plethora of local wildlife present for every bodily function and ablution. Termites, stick insects, lizards, SPIDERS and a multitude of mosquitoes just waiting to jump up and bite you in the big white bum at your most vulnerable moment. That took a bit if getting used to I can tell you! :-) We spent the first afternoon unpacking and settling in but managed to find time for a swim. I could feel my body noticeably relax after the slightly traumatic couple ...
... to check a few out. Transport was a long tail boat that left our dock at nine in the morning. We stopped for some blurry and distorted snorkeling at the first island and spent a few hours and lunch on Koh Russei (Bamboo Island). They served BBQ chicken, rice and vegetables. On the way back we snorkeled at the best of the three spots. Clear water, massive corral and some fish to boot. The boat got back around four. We went home washed up and headed to the strip for dinner.
... here were our options:
1. We could have slept on the beach on our own, but eventually the fire would go out and it would just be far too scary;
2. we could swim round, but that was probably more dangerous plus our torches weren’t waterproof;
3. we could trek inland through the jungle and find our way back from there;
4. or go back the way we came climbing over the disgustingly sharp coral.
Someone came up with the smart idea of doing half jungle half ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
New beachfront hotel. Satellite TV, excellent A/C with backup generator. Across the street there is a mixed seafood BBQ for $3 on the beach every night. Room is $20. Very clean, goov value
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