Voi Meas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... his family. Well he came over, not before I'd already noticed him playing quite happily with his sister... all a sudden the doe eyes came out, look of desperation and of course the hand, now this was funny purely as Id seen the performance for what is was, a performance, and quite a good one at that, I gave him a dollar on that alone lol, but I'm no sucker and usually see them on their way, because yes they are poor, but right now so am I, and you just can't help ...
... to these people in a strange way, in a way that we are all striving to find the light and goodness in the things around us. Even if there isn't a lot of opportunity for some of these people, they still make the most of the life that they're living. Another good lesson learned.
The bustling city was a bit crazy, but so is the history behind it. Phnom pen used to be called the ...
... that he was so lucky because stakes would be organized while he was on his mission. He told me that it didn’t happen while he was there but that he thought for sure it would happen while I was there. This has been a long time coming and the fact that there were two (more than any other country in the Asia area until next week when Thailand gets its second) and while we were here visiting is a huge blessing. Elder Den talked ...
... a better life that
either the country needs to take a serious look at its epidemic of ocular ills
or some massage places are fudging facts. Similarly, virtually every guesthouse
or even restaurant in Sen Monorom is happy to book an elephant excursion,
Bunong village visit, or jungle trek for visitors, but how much of the fee goes
to the booking agent and how much is actually getting to the elephant mahout,
the villagers, or the guide?
This morning we took a short bus trip to see the Royal Palace compound. This was fascinating as the buildings are so ornate and colorful. They were not destroyed by Pol Pot, but one third of the treasure was stolen by him and the Khmer Rouge. The remaining treasure was hidden away in the basement by the servants. It is now on display for all to see. Some very large statues are solid gold and are adorned with rubies and diamonds.
Prince Sihanouk was locked in the palace ...
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- Room service
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