The Cockatoo Resort & Restaurant
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a hotel for several hours before our midnight departure so we could take a quick shower and repack for the long series of flights home. Our vehicle driver of the previous four days also drove a tuk-tuk in Siem Reap. This is a small cart pulled by a motorcycle that is a frequently used mode of transportation in the cities in Cambodia and Laos. He was a very pleasant and thoughtful man (meaning he was always ready to give us cold water when we returned ...
Arrived safely in Siem Reap. Straight to our guesthouse where we met some other really lovely volunteers.. There is Julie 1,2 and 3, obviously the name of our era..several nurses and a physio volunteer at the medical centre, the rest of us, me, Laura, Michael, Caroline and Maha at the school. An introduction and a Tuk Tuk tour of the city followed. It was great to be re orientated, feeling like I've never left.
Next we were invited on a quad bike tour, wow! Riding on the right hand ...
... the Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields - both remains of the Red Khmer regime that devastated and destroyed the country in the 1970s. It's not a "nice" experience going to these places and seeing how people were tortured and killed but it is part of the country's history. I was happy to see that this was not only a "tourist attraction" for foreigners but many Cambodians also seemed to visit these sights. I heard a local say that ...
... furnished and we paid for the most expensive seats to see what they would be like - they turned out to be big, comfy, recliner leather chairs with a blanket and pillow on each one! Defo the comfiest I've ever been at the cinema haha! I also noticed that they had cheese flavour popcorn - random lol! We walked back from the cinema and stumbled across a street market (the whole road was closed off for about four blocks) and it was ...
... as soon as the show started we found ourselves laughing, crying, and generally completely absorbed, to the extent that we honestly completely forgot about the heat. We enjoyed acrobatics, break dancing, juggling, some vertical escapades, and of course hand-clapping music.
The show was created and performed entirely by students, but you'd never know it based on the performance. After the show we happily dropped some cash in a basket to support their art program, ...