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 […]

An improvised visit to Silk Island

An improvised visit to Silk Island

Drivers waiting for new clients to arrive When checking out, we meet our drivers from yesterday again at the counter. Today they have no work. This afternoon a fresh load of tourists arrives in Battambang, hopefully, that provides them some job the next day. We drive to the next hotel where a crowd of about […]

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 […]