Knai Bang Chatt
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... was holding our passports in her hands and proceeded to put them in a drawer than lock them up. She again told us to pay and we started raising our voices by saying "we don't want to stay, give us back our passports!". In my head I was a split second away from jumping over the counter to grab the key out of the girl's hand to open up the drawer that had our passports in it. Luckily for them, they returned the passports that instant. This for sure was not a language barrier as they knew ...
regime. The first people he eliminated
were the educated people; teachers, engineers, doctors, professionals. He then destroyed most of the country’s
infrastructure; hospitals, schools and other institutions, leaving only poorly
educated soldiers and farmers. Is it any
wonder that Cambodia remains the poorest country in SEA when there was no one
to educate the next generation, and so few to pass it on to the second?
... has a real charm that could easily see you end up staying for far longer than planned if you had the time.
Twenty minutes further along the coast is Kep, a quiet, seaside town in the very south and just a short distance from the Vietnamese border. The town used to be the pinnacle of holiday luxury for wealthy Cambodians and western ex-pats in the 30's and 40's, but due to recent events (previously blogged about) the town had been desolated since the 70's - however ...
... in the water for us to climb up. Millie did it all unaided- she is a boat pro. I got slightly concerned when the boats engine stopped half way. It reminded me of when Spen and I got a longtail boat from Thailand to Myanmar a few years back and it broke down with absolutely no land in sight. We had to wait for another boat to come by, get tied to ours and very scarily make our way forward. However, this time we just ran out of petrol and were quickly on our way again. Phew! ...
... them. There was absolutely nothing around the airport so you could only get a taxi which was okay as the prices were actually reasonable.
We arrived to the town, put our bags down and rushed to the beach, we were all so excited like little kids. I could see the water ahhhh! As soon as we were near the beach I chucked my flip flops off and placed my feet on the nice warm sand.
I couldn't believe how gorgeous ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility