Posts Tagged ‘Phnom Penh’

6 Days in Cambodia Day 3 – Boat trip from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

6 Days in Cambodia Day 3 – Boat trip from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

An early start = 6:15.  We were downstairs at 6:30, expecting breakfast before we got picked up at 7 to go to the boat departure point to catch our ride to Siem Reap.  Of course, the guy we had placed our breakfast order with the night before (so we wouldn’t have to wait in the […]

6 Days in Cambodia Day 2 – Phnom Penh

6 Days in Cambodia Day 2 – Phnom Penh

A bog-standard breakfast in lovely surrounds is just about bearable.  I couldn’t complain too much – breakfasts are not the Secret Villa’s forte – it’s charms and appeal show in various other ways.  Vero and I walked it off on one of our customary long strolls through a new city, where we took in the […]

6 Days in Cambodia: Day 1 – Phnom Penh

6 Days in Cambodia: Day 1 – Phnom Penh

Flying into Phnom Penh on Jetstar airways from Singapore we passed over a dry, flat, barren farmland, before hitting the low-rise, dusty looking outskirts of the city; houses bunched together around the occasional monstrous seemingly out-of-place skyscraper , the grid of roads, the winding, mighty Mekong….a smooth landing.  Would it be a smooth trip?  The […]

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