Voi Meas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... the letter of the law. It is a difficult process-- one day voting in rural areas where sometimes ballots helicoptered in and out. there were 300 international observers. Opposition did gain approx 20 seats and now have 55 seats to ruling party 68. think ruling party even believes change will come but not overnight in one election. 15 more seats next time and it is a whole new game--probably a good thing.
... it was a half hour drive from the Genocide Museum. The prisoners were told they were being relocated, but actually this was their last trip. The place used to be a Chinese graveyard, and is still surrounded by an orchard. It's full of depressions in the land, which are mass graves. A few of these have been excavated, but most have been left. The groundspeople are constantly finding remnants of bone, teeth, and clothing, which surface almost daily from the rain. We were given ...
... leave the country, then return getting a 30 visa exempt stamp. I love Phnom Penh so it was a great excuse to return and have a 6day trip there. There is something about Phnom Penh and the warmth you feel from the Khmer people every visit. The city always seem to touch my heart.
Having done a lot of sightseeing in Cambodia before, this visit was just about relaxing. I checked ...
... countryside. We also chilled out at the Epic Arts Café and ate 'Cambodia’s finest ribs’ at The Rusty Keyhole - yummy!
From Kampot we took another packed minibus (5 people on a 3 person seat) to Sihanoukville to catch our boat to the island of Koh Rong. We’d chosen to stay on the opposite side of the island to the main strip, on a ‘resort’ called Palm Beach, but were a little apprehensive having heard that ...
... mass graves are terrible, there are still bones and teeth surfacing. One point is where children and women had been killed. The former smashed against the killing tree and latter often raped. It's distressing and hard to believe. Killed for being relatives of those too intelligent. Men killed for wearing glasses, having soft hands being a professional. Their families sought out after they detail their family tree and confess to being ...
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