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... hands. Loaded any which way to transport goods, they're simply everywhere!
So after paying through the nose for a little drive around that we could have done ourselves, it was time. Now neither or us have driven anything like this before, so we went for a little practice run down our quiet waterfront road. Feeling more and more confident, we decided to go up the mountain. Grabbing a handy ...
... excitement they had given us over the past few days, and it is only a matter of time before we rent again in another place.
Again the need for showers and contacting the outside world ate up a few hours, so it was around eight when we strolled into Jacks for the promised ‘off the menu’ meal. We sat down and Jack brought us a beer, and we waited in anticipation. He had describe it as ...
... where you hit them and it mildly disturbs your air conditioned cocoon with a slight vibration and a bang, maybe even spilling a small bit of your grande cappuccino. These were huge! If you weren’t careful, and your front wheel hit them, it would disappear into the road up to the front forks, catapulting you forwards with huge deceleration.
This new level of hell, not even envisioned by Dante, continued for about fifteen kilometres, until finally the ...
... stay on. Soon the water was so deep we found we could
literally ski our feet whilst driving. Small bikes stuttered away
stoically as their exhausts gasped and on coming trucks made waves we
beat through. Chantelle on the pillion foot pegs was shin deep in rain
and nasty black stuff. The most fun I've had in weeks!
Eventually we escaped the city, the weather improved and we rode the two
hours to Kampot arriving post beautiful sunset in the dark. Phew ...
... since there was only one road in town and it passed by
Anyway, we were at
the end of the driveway at 1020, but the van (not a bus) didn't come
until 1050. The van was coming from Kampot, and there were people
inside waiting to be dropped off in Kep. We got in and then the van
drove up our driveway to the only other hotel up there and picked up
2 more people. The he continued ...