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Buddha, National Musum, Phnom Penh  

Buddha, National Musum, Phnom Penh

Starting a Mekong War and Monkeys in the Palace Scaffolding

November 12th 2015
I felt bad for the guys who took us to the boat. Our transportation was three wheeler push bikes with and one small Vietnamese man peddling, aided only with one gear to help him. Add to that that they were not only carrying a larger tourist on the back, but their luggage also. But worse for my guy, he not only had me, but EE and her luggage too! I guess they know what they're doing and Glyn's bike ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh

Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
12th November 2015

So funny--great blog!
Love your euphemisms--the "exhilarating" boat ride and the Buddha's lack of a willie (I learned this fine word from Scots I once traveled with). I guess that's why the Buddha didn't have children. Loved that Cambodia is more mellow that Vietnam, but pretty sad about that hotel sign. Hope the National Museum has more than artistic squiggly line to inform you.
13th November 2015

thanks! it is more mellow here,, but had a very sombre morning at the Killing Fields and Genocide Museum. Aprt from that, is a lovely place.

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