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Fun fun fun at the border crossing.

Well we decided to get the 200 bhat bus to the Thai/Cambodia border instead of the 48b train ... rumour has it it was a verrrrry sloooow train. And the bus was great! Took us all the way to where we wanted to go in 4.5 hours!

Having read and re-read the advice on crossing the border we knew what to do and how to do it ..... we thought.
We made it out of Thailand and into Cambodia to the ''charming'' town of Poipet - casinos + scam artists!
And we found ourselves on a dirty road surrounded by men trying to make money from us.
So our only way out was to let one of them.

30 American dollars + 2 hours going 100mph on the WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD later we got to Siem Reap..... the home of Angkor Wat, only to be hounded by tuk tuk drivers.

We had one tranquil night in the very nice Earthwalkers guest house but it was too far from town so we have now moved to the "Popular" guesthouse in town.

Today we have been all over the temples at Angkor with the help of our very nice Tuk Tuk driver Paul.

Now we're off to find some street food but probably not of the animal tongue, pig's snout or chicken feet variety that we have seen so far......

Posted by aspindi 04:58 Archived in Cambodia Tagged food angkor wat

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'East is east and west and west and never the twains shall meet'- Kipling
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