Back in Phnom Penh finally

Back in Phnom Penh finally

A Hindu temple amid the rice fields We got up early this morning for the last time to return to the capital, with regret as we have been back in Phnom Penh a couple of times already. But instead of heading directly to the capital, we make a detour to Phnom Chnok, an active, almost […]

First temple visits in Angkor Wat

First temple visits in Angkor Wat

First day at Angkor Archeological Park A big today, as it the first day of our temple visits in Angkor Wat. At 9:15 am we are ready to start. Mr. Kasal introduces us to Djam, our tuk-tuk driver for the next three days. First, we drive to the reception of the Angkor Archeological Park to […]

A pinch of culture in Phnom Penh

A pinch of culture in Phnom Penh

Chaos at Phnom Penh Immigration Right upon arrival at Phnom Penh airport we experience a sample of how chaotic things are being run. Everyone needs to obtain a visa on arrival at the Immigration booth, but an orderly queue of people waiting for their turn is out of the question. It is more like everyone […]